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Preparing for GAE: Here’s What to Know

If you have decided to undergo genicular artery embolization (GAE) to alleviate osteoarthritis knee pain, you may have questions.

Below, we share concise, easy-to-follow information about what will happen at your appointments before treatment and what you need to do on the day of your GAE procedure.

We want you to feel as comfortable, safe, and confident about your medical decisions as possible. Continue reading to review our important guidelines and anticipated treatment process.

Guidelines for Patients to Prepare for the GAE Procedure

On the days and weeks leading up to your GAE procedure, your interventional radiologist physician will request the following appointments, information, tests, and labs

These may vary depending on your unique medical situation.

Following all healthcare guidance when preparing for a GAE procedure is essential.

What to Expect During Your GAE Procedure

The day before your GAE procedure, your IR physician may request certain dietary and medication restrictions to ensure your experience is as safe and comfortable as possible.

On the day of your GAE procedure, your physician will ask you to arrive at the medical facility approximately one hour before your scheduled appointment to allow enough time to prepare for the osteoarthritis knee treatment.

After you check-in at Georgia Knee Institute, your medical team will

We hope this information provides valuable insights to help you prepare for your genicular artery embolization procedure.

Your comfort and well-being are our top priorities, and our board-certified interventional radiologist physicians are dedicated to ensuring a safe and effective experience for you.

If you have any additional questions or concerns or if are ready to schedule your GAE procedure, please contact us at 678-915-2000.

We are ready to support your journey to osteoarthritis knee pain relief.

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