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About Your Programmable VP Shunt for Pediatric Patients

This information will help you learn about your programmable ventriculoperitoneal (VP) shunt. For the rest of this resource, our use of the words “you” and “your” refers to you or your child.

Liquid Intake and Ostomy Output Log

This information will help you keep track of how much liquid you drink, how much output you have from your ostomy, and the color of your urine.

About Your Closure or Reconstruction Using a Local Flap

This information will help you learn about your surgery using a local flap at Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), including what to expect before and after your surgery.

Guidelines for Showering With Hibiclens While You Are in the Hospital

This information explains how to shower with Hibiclens® while you are in the hospital.

Bowel Preparation for Orthopedic Surgery

This information explains how to do a bowel preparation for your orthopedic surgery.

Ileostomy Closure Pathway

This information explains the timeline of what to expect before and after your ileostomy closure.

Epidural Analgesia

This information describes how your epidural catheter will be placed.

Clear Liquid Diet

This information will help you follow a clear liquid diet.

Alcohol and Your Surgery

This information will help you understand how drinking alcohol can affect your surgery and what we can do to help you.

What to Expect After Your Fine Needle Aspiration at MSK’s Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy Clinic

This information describes what to expect after your fine needle aspiration (FNA) at Memorial Sloan Kettering’s (MSK) Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy Clinic.