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    After Care

    For surgical procedures that only need 1 day at the hospital:

    Example: Let´s suppose you came here to have a partial Fundoplication.

    • Day 1: You arrive on a Sunday afternoon or evening, and are being escorted to your hotel
    • Day 2: On Monday morning you go for your first Specialist visit and undergo all the pre-operation tests on the same day
    • Day 3: On Tuesday your surgery is being performed and you stay Tuesday Night at the hospital
    • Day 4: On Wednesday morning after the Specialist´s visit, you are being released from the hospital and transferred to a hotel nearby, in a residential zone
    • Days 5 & 6: On Thursday and Friday you take it easy and remain in your hotel  in Guatemala City while your convalescence is being monitored by the Gastro-Enterologist Surgeon and a Nutritionist.  Daily visits by your medical travel Facilitator as well
    • Day 7: On Saturday you can leave for the week-end for Antigua, a charming colonial town 30 miles from the capital, where you can enjoy a relaxing mini-vacation
    • Day 9: On Monday you return to Guatemala City to the hospital, where your Specialist Doctor will remove the sutures
    • Day 10: On Tuesday, you can board a flight to return home

    For surgeries where you need to stay 4 days at the hospital:

    Example:  Let´s suppose you came here for a Metabolic Surgery:

    • Day 1: You arrive on Sunday pm or eve, and are being escorted to your hotel
    • Day 2: On Monday morning you go for your first Specialist visit and undergo all the pre-operation tests on the same day
    • Day 3: On Tuesday your surgery is being performed and you stay Tuesday night at the hospital
    • Day 4, 5, & 6: You will remain at the hospital Wednesday, Thursday and Friday night and will receive daily follow-up visits by the Specialist Doctor, by the Nutritionist, as well as by your Medical travel Facilitator.
    • Day 7: On Saturday morning you leave the hospital and are being escorted to your hotel nearby, where you will pursue your convalescence during the week-end
    • Day 9: On Monday morning you visit your Specialist Doctor again, who is going to remove your sutures and give you all the instructions on how to further
    • Day 10: On Tuesday, you can board a flight to return home

    Affordable aftercare: If you want to prolong your convalescence, we can provide affordable aftercare in Guatemala City or in the colonial town of Antigua, 25 miles from the capital.

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