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Tobacco Cessation Program for Hernia Patients with Hatem Abdallah, MD and Demetress Adams-Luddd
Episode 3126th July 2022 • Advance with MUSC Health • MUSC Health
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There are many benefits and often better outcomes for smokers who stop smoking in the weeks leading up to and after a surgical procedure. MUSC Health’s Tobacco Cessation Program supports smokers preparing to undergo hernia surgery. Dr. Hatem Abdallah, a general surgeon and Medical Director for Robotic Surgery MUSC Florence, and Demetress Adams-Luddd, a MUSC Tobacco Treatment Specialist discuss efforts to help patients become smoke-free before surgery.