Bijan Mortazavi: Pray for my wife, she has to undergo brain surgery
If you're not sure what to say to someone before surgery (or after surgery), you really only need two things: a positive attitude and empathy. Put yourself in the person's shoes, and think about what you would want to hear. Try to stay positive and avoid increasing the person's fear or anxiety regarding the operation or their recovery.
If you want some specific examples of what to say to someone before surgery, this article will help you come up with the right message to communicate with your friend or loved one.