Surgical Services
Surgical Services
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Patient Resources for Surgical Services

We encourage patients to take advantage of the numerous educational and support resources available, including helpful video presentations, links to useful websites, classes, and educational materials. We hope the following resources and links will help answer questions you may have about surgery and recovery.  

Classes and Events

One of our many missions at Roper St. Francis Healthcare is to provide information and education designed to promote health and wellness to our patients and throughout our community. We accomplish this through classes, programs and special events such as health fairs.  


Roper St. Francis Ostomy Support Group

The Ostomy support group is open to anyone with a bowel or urinary diversion, caregiver or support person for someone with an ostomy, or for anyone who is contemplating surgery. The group meetings will provide group support, vendor presentations and guest speakers. Meetings are informal; no registration is requested. For more information, click here. To speak to a facilitator, please call (843) 402-1133 or (843) 724-2094.



Educational Materials 

Catheter-Associated Bloodstream Infections
Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection
Clostridium Difficile
MRSA (Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus)
Minimally Invasive Surgery Brochure
Surgical Site Infections
Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia


Health Library

Roper St. Francis' comprehensive library and guide covering common health topics. Get the latest information on diseases and conditions, medical procedures, healthy lifestyles, medications and daily health news. 


Helpful Links

da Vinci Surgical System


Video Library

Our video library offers an extensive collection of videos and animations on on general health issues and topics.


Wellness Tools

Easy-to-use tools that give you a snapshot of your likelihood to develop common conditions. Get insight into your health with informative quizzes, risk assessments and calculators. They're fun, quick, and give you important information for managing your health.