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Preoperative tests are carried out before planned (elective) surgery. They provide information about conditions that may affect treatment.
The tests you need to have before your operation willÂ depend on:
TheÂ National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) recommends a number of preoperative tests including:
You can read more aboutÂ theÂ different types of preoperative tests you may have before surgeryÂ have at Lab Tests Online UK.
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