That was FAST–Same Day Surgery

June 26, 2011 by gfmhm
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Same Day surgery, also known as outpatient surgery, allows you to go home on the same day that you have a surgical procedure.  Same Day surgery is planned ahead of time and can be referred to as one-day, in-and-out, ambulatory or outpatient surgery. The healthcare staff works togetherWhen Joel Beninga, who works with the ambulance crew at Granite Falls Municipal Hospital, needed to have a standard preventative medical procedure, he didn’t hesitate and called to make an appointment right away. “I was a bit apprehensive because I knew all the providers at the hospital on a personal level.  I was relieved at how professional everyone was.  Everything was comfortable and easy, from scheduling the appointment, to having the procedure completed to getting me back to my busy life.  The Same Day surgery offered results that were even better than I expected.”

The Most Common Types of Same Day Surgical Procedures at Granite Falls Municipal Hospital Are:

●       Laparoscopic procedures (for example gall bladder or appendix removal)

●       Hernia Repairs

●       Carpel Tunnel Release

●       Colonoscopy and Gastroscopy

●       Arthroscopic procedures on joints

●       Joint injection

●       Cataract extraction with or without lens implants

●       Tonsillectomy and Adenoidectomy

●       Bunionectomy

●       Lumpectomy

●       Hemorrhoidectomy

●       Hysterectomy

●       Minor Gynecological procedures

Mr. Beninga continues, “For the past 22 years I have been coming to the Granite Falls Municipal Hospital for procedures and very minor things.  It is so convenient to have this facility in our town.  I am confident that everything that I need is right here.”


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