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A Guide to Your Heart Surgery

Thank you for choosing the Heart Hospitals of Covenant Health  for your heart care.  We want to welcome you to our system and provide important information regarding your upcoming heart surgery.

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This section is designed to prepare you and your family for your heart surgery.  We will identify steps both pre- and post-surgery that will help ensure a successful surgery and recovery.

You have just been told you need open heart surgery.  It is normal to experience a wide range of emotions such as fear, anxiety, confusion, anger and depression.  Share your feelings and concerns with friends, family and your healthcare team.  Do not hesitate to ask questions about the surgery and recovery process.