All patients will need:
History and physical exam
—Dietary evaluation and counseling
—Labs (blood work)
including: blood counts & electrolytes, coagulation factors, liver & thyroid tests, vitamin & mineral levels, Helicobacter assay, and urine tests
—Pulmonary function testing (PFTs)
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
—Endoscopy (EGD)
—Chest X-ray

Some patients will need (if applicable):
Abdominal ultrasound
Sleep study, CPAP titration
DVT assessment
Consultations:
Medical
Cardiology
Pulmonary
Endocrinology
Hematology
Psychiatry/Psychology

**The Obesity Surgery Center will help to set you up with the above when your surgery is approved.**