• On the day of your procedure, please report to the hospital's main lobby reception desk and ask for directions to the Patient Access Center.
  • Take medication(s) as instructed with a small sip of water the morning of the procedure.
  • Take a bath or shower before you come for the procedure. Do not apply any cream(s), lotion(s), or patches to the chest and groin region. 
  • Please bring your insurance card(s), COVID Vaccination card, photo ID, and/or driver’s license and an overnight bag. Visitor must present COVID Vaccination Card as well.
  • Be prepared for an overnight stay, though every attempt will be made to discharge you home the same day.
  • No driving for 48 hours after the cardiac ablation procedure, so please have someone drive you home. 
  • For your safety, we ask that you comply with the following food intake instructions. Failure to do so may result in the rescheduling of your procedure. Do not eat anything after midnight prior to your procedure. We encourage you to drink any of the following liquids up until 2 hours prior to your procedure time:
    • Water
    • Gatorade, Gatorade Zero, Powerade, Powerade Zero
    • Fruit juices without pulp
    • Carbonated beverages
    • Consumption of Black Coffee or Clear Tea without milk or creamer; sugar/sweetener is permitted


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