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Patient Pre-Op Guide For Open Heart Surgery at UPMC in Central Pa.

Thank you for choosing UPMC in Central Pa. for your upcoming heart surgery. We are here for just one reason – our patients. UPMC Harrisburg is one of the largest, and most experienced, heart centers in the region.

We encourage you to watch the following videos our cardiovascular nurse educators have prepared for you before your surgery.

Please refer to the personalized instructions provided during your office visit with the surgeon. Instructions, particularly for medications, vary between patients.

If you have any questions, please call the surgeon’s office at 717-231-8555.

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