surgical drainage

surgical drainage

Provision of an easy outflow route for infected or contaminated secretions or other unwanted fluid from an operation site or an area of infection or disease. Drains include soft rubber or plastic tubes or corrugated rubber sheeting.
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Literature revealed that only 22% of patients with chronic subdural hemorrhage had outcomes worse than "good" or "completely recovered".8 Timely and optimum management averts grave complications.3 Treatment is aimed to return every patient to previous daily life, and is often achievable.4 A multitude of surgical drainage procedures are available but clear-cut guidelines are jeopardized and scanty.
Summary: Based on product type, the global surgical drainage devices market has been classified into active drainage and passive drainage.
Presently, indications for surgical drainage comprise unapproachability or multiple abscesses that cannot be drained percutaneously or unsuccessful percutaneous drainage.
Surgical drainage is the most common mode of treatment but it has risks of ED and penile deviation.
In the meantime, children are treated presumptively for the more concerning diagnosis--septic arthritis --which means hospitalization, surgical drainage, and IV antibiotics.
The third investigation examines the role of systemic antibiotics, combined with surgical drainage, for patients who have subcutaneous abscesses ranging in size up to 5 cm.
Any fluid and blood collection at incision site that needed surgical drainage accepted as seroma or haematoma respectively.
CT abdominal scan with extravasation of IV contrast (1) in relation to active bleeding around the surgical drainage catheter
Severe infectious complications following EBUS-TBNA were occasional, but sometimes life-threatening.[1] Two patients with severe mediastinal abscess after EBUS-TBNA were treated successfully with surgical drainage in our department, and we reported here to improve our clinical vigilance to this disease.
Retrograde surgical drainage of pancreas for chronic relapsing pancreatitis.
Surgical drainage under general anaesthesia is the most effective treatment for aural haematoma (Srivastava and Anand, 2007).