postoperative complications

postoperative complications,

n.pl unexpected problems that arise following surgery. The most frequent are bleeding, infection, and protracted pain.
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2] and a double mastectomy poses nearly double the risk of postoperative complications.
Objective: Postoperative complications for high-risk patients going through open heart surgeries are a major cause of morbidity and mortality and is responsible for a very large proportion of the overall health and socioeconomic burden of illness.
greater than or equal to] 250 cc), operative time (minutes), LOS (days), and postoperative complications using the modified Clavien classification system.
Michelle Hanratty completes her series on refractive surgery by discussing postoperative complications.
The postoperative complications rates for most cosmetic procedures in the elderly were not statistically different than for younger patients, the report stated.
We relied also on the experience of the surgeon in monitoring the patient, controlling any postoperative complications, and ensuring the patient is in a stable condition after the surgery.
Revision surgery to correct any severe postoperative complications was not required in any case.
Plastic surgeons, speech therapists, and otolaryngologists from Japan provide information on etiology and gene mutation; diagnosis, including imaging, audiometry, development of the auricle and external auditory canal and rib cartilage, bone-conduction auditory brainstem response and steady-state response, anomalies of the auditory ossicles, otitis media and subcutaneous abscess, and deciding on the position, timing, and method of surgery; surgical procedures, with illustrations and photos; intraoperative and postoperative complications like infection, necrosis, and facial nerve palsy; outcomes; management of postoperative wounds; hair removal; long-term hearing results; and psychological changes in patients.
Esophagectomies are challenging procedures often associated with postoperative complications and prolonged hospital stay.
There should be auditing of the prophylactic use of antibiotics to reduce infection and fever, the adequacy of analgesic regimens and the correct dosage of prophylactic heparin treatment to reduce postoperative complications.
The development of postoperative complications in this study was associated with a 9 times greater likelihood of failure to achieve union.

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