preparing for a visit Questions you should ask

1- What is the name of my condition ?

2- Can you explain it to me in terms I can understand ?

3- What is it due to ?

4- What is the most likely outcome in the absence of treatment ?

5- What treatments other than surgery are available ?

6- Can they cure or stop the process or are they just symptomatic ?

7- Is my condition accessible to a surgical treatment ?

8- Can you explain it to me in terms I can understand ?

9- What are the risks of the procedure and what do you and your team do to try to prevent them?

  1. During the procedure.

  2. During the hospitalisation.

  3. During the recovery process.

10- What is the recovery time ?

  1. To be able to perform basic domestic tasks (getting out of bed, walking, getting ready for the day...)

  2. To resume sedentary professional activities

  3. To be able to drive a car.

  4. To resume strenuous Professional activities

  5. To resume sports activities.