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DAY 1

Admission at the JAN PALFIJN HOSPITAL for Preoperative exams : blood analysis, ECG (electrocardiogram), chest x-ray and x-rays of hip are done.  After preoperative exams,  there is a possibility to go back to the Hotel, and reenter directly your hospital room the day of surgery.

 

DAY 2

SURGERY DAY
Back to the ward in the afternoon or evening, after stay at the recovery room (NO intensive care). BLOOD TRANSFUSION is quite safe in Belgium (Voluntary, not granted blood donation). For a unilateral resurfacing most frequently no blood is given. For a bilateral resurfacing often a blood transfusion is done with 2-4 units of Packed Cells. Cell-saver system can be used to regain the patients own blood cells.

DAY 3

GETTING OUT OF BED AND WALKING FULL WEIGHT BEARING.
Removal of all catheters and infusions. With a unilateral procedure no bladder catheter is used. In bilateral resurfacing a continuous epidural catheter is used for comfort of pain.

DAY 4

Drain is removed from the wound. Patients with a unilateral resurfacing leave at midday to the Rehab Hotel (Sandton Reylof Ghent) (Surgery on Tuesday – Hotel on Thursday / Surgery on Wednesday – Hotel on Friday). Bilateral resurfacings stay until Sunday or Tuesday (5 to 7 days hospital).   Transportation to the hotel will be arranged by cab.  The nurse and/or physical therapist wil visit you in the evening at day of arrival.

 

 

 

 

Dimensions of Seats

comparison

 

Sizes

Sizes are given for different Airlines

Width

Width of the seat in centimeters

Pitch

Distances between chairs in centimeters (with respect to legspace)

Recline

Max. degrees, or centimeters the back rest can pull down (sleep position). 90 degrees, or 100 cm = flat position

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Car Rentals

If there is a chauffeur travelling with you, you could also rent a car as alternative.
The desk for car rentals can be found at the Arrivals corridor of the airport. They are open from 06:30 till 23:00.

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