Our Goals:
  Decreasing the frequency and intensity of your pain

Empowering you as our patient

Improving your quality of life

Increasing your knowledge and awareness of your options
   
 
   
  Your Procedure Will Be Done At:
  North Scottsdale
Ambulatory Surgery Center

9439 E. Ironwood Square
Scottsdale, AZ 85258
(480) 355-3750
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OR North Medical Plaza Four (4)
10200 N. 92nd Street
Suite #140

Scottsdale, AZ 85258
(480) 860-3911
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GENERAL PROCEDURE INSTRUCTIONS:

  • YOU MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY SOMEONE WHO CAN DRIVE YOU HOME OR ACCOMPANY YOU IN A TAXI.
  • DO take your heart, blood pressure, narcotic pain medicine and any other necessary prescription medications.
  • DO take ½ of your regular insulin dose if you are a diabetic.
  • DIET: Nothing solid for 4 hours prior to your procedure. No liquids (except sips of water for your medications) for 2 hours prior to your procedure time.

IF YOU ARE HAVING AN EPIDURAL

  • STAY OFF Coumadin or Aspirin (blood thinners) for 5 days prior to your procedure.
  • STAY OFF Plavix and Pletal 7 days prior to your procedure.
  • STAY OFF all nonsteroidal anti – inflammatory medications such as Naprosyn (Naproxen), Motrin, Advil, Ibuprofen, Daypro, Arthrotec, Celebrex, Diclofenac, Lodine, Orudis, Voltaren, Salsalate, and Ketoprofen for 3 days prior to your procedure.
  • STAY OFF all herbal remedies such as ginseng, kava kava and / or ginko biloba for 3 days  prior to your procedure.

If you become ill or have a temperature (fever), the procedure will be CANCELLED and will have to be RESCHEDULED, If you are unable to keep this appointment for any reason, kindly call the scheduling phone number listed below as soon as possible.
To cancel, reschedule or confirm this appointment please call (480) 632-8919

If you should have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to call us.