Slipping Rib Syndrome Pre-Surgery Preparation: medical examinations, no smoking, medications | National Heart Centre Singapore (NHCS)
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Slipping Rib Syndrome - Preparing for surgery

Please follow the below instructions to prepare for your slipping rib syndrome surgery: 

  • Inform your doctor of your current medications as some medicines are unsuitable for consumption before a surgery. 
  • If you are a smoker, please refrain from smoking during this time period.
  • Provide your clinician with a list of your medical history, particularly for allergies.
  • You may need to undergo other medical examinations prior to the surgery. Some examples of the tests include:
The information provided is not intended as medical advice. Terms of use. Information provided by SingHealth

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