Center for Minimally Invasive Esophageal Therapies

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Patient Information

Post-Procedure Instructions

The team at the Center for Minimally Invasive Esophageal Therapies at Boston Medical Center thanks you for choosing us for your care. We pride ourselves in offering exceptional care, without exception.

This section provides information that will help you after your upcoming procedure. Please read through it before your procedure so you will be as knowledgeable and informed as possible.

In addition, members of the team are available to assist you with any concerns or questions that you might have. We are committed to making your stay as comfortable as possible.

Recovering in the Hospital

Following your surgery, you will be transferred to the Post Anesthesia Unit, a recovery area near the operating room where you will be connected to several monitoring devices. Members of the team will watch your condition closely as you awaken from anesthesia.

When you have recovered sufficiently, you will be transferred to a bed in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit Newton 3 West or the Progressive Care Unit on Newton Pavilion 8 East. Nurses in these units are specialists in caring for surgery patients.


While you're in the hospital you will be closely monitored. You may have the following procedures and equipment during your stay:

Important Things to Know

There's a lot you can do to participate in and speed your recovery. Your understanding is important so you know what to expect.

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Center for Minimally Invasive Esophageal Therapies
Moakley Building
3rd Floor,
830 Harrison Avenue
Boston, MA 02118

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