• Remove the dressing the day after the procedure. If you are admitted overnight, then the dressing will be removed by the Electrophysiology team in the morning
  • Do not shower or get the incision wet for 72 hours after the procedure
  • Do not raise your arm above the level of your shoulder or lift anything heavier than 10 pounds until after your wound check appointment
  • You will not be able to drive until after your wound check appointment in our office 7-10 days after the procedure
  • Your follow-up appointment should be scheduled 7-10 days after your procedure. If you have not received a call in reference to this appointment, please call our office at 201-432-7837
  • For information about remote monitoring, refer to the pamphlet provided to you in your discharge packet titled Device Remote Monitoring
  • Call our office at 201-432-7837 and ask to speak with a nurse immediately if you feel:

                             Dizzy, lightheaded, or feel like you may faint

                             Increasing pain, discomfort, swelling, or redness at the procedure site

                             Bright red blood at the incision site

                             Any drainage from the incision.

                             Or have a fever

Credits- Valley Health System.