Any patient especially elderly person or a young patient with chronic illness are advised to undergo fitness, which includes basic tests. Blood tests included are Haemogram, Blood sugar, Blood urea, Serum Creatinine, HIV, HBsAg, VDRL. Prothrombin time, Bleeding time and Clotting time are also included. Urine Examination along with ECG is done.
After all the blood and urine tests, the patient is then examined for BP , past and present history, by MD physician who gives a certificate regarding the fitness of the patient for the surgery.