A urologic surgeon discusses treatment options, as well as benefits and risks, with each patient.
Before surgery, you'll talk with your urologic surgeon about what options are available for you. Questions you might ask include:
You may need to stay in the hospital from one night to a week or more, depending on the type of procedure. Ask your surgeon and health care team about your probable recovery time.
You'll receive instructions about what to do the day before and the day of your surgery. Make note of any questions you might have, such as: