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*  Coronary artery bypass surgery
If the chest tubes become clogged in the early post operative period when bleeding is ongoing this can lead to pericardial ... Post-operative atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter. Anemia - secondary to blood loss, plus the anemia of inflammation, ... A fall in the hemoglobin from normal preoperative levels (e.g. 15) to postoperative levels of 6 to 10 are inevitable. There is ... impact on postoperative renal failure requiring renal replacement therapy". The Annals of Thoracic Surgery. Elsevier. 77 (4): ...
*  Postoperative residual curarization
Residual neuromuscular blockade: incidence, assessment, and relevance in the postoperative period. PMID 16493386 Murphy GS, ... Baillard C (2005). "Postoperative residual neuromuscular block: a survey of management". Br J Anaesth. 95 (5): 622-626. doi: ... Postoperative residual curarization (PORC) is a residual paresis after emergence from general anesthesia with neuromuscular- ... Naguib M, Kopman AF, Ensor JE (2007). "Neuromuscular monitoring and postoperative residual curarisation: a meta-analysis". Br J ...
*  Tonsillectomy
This may result in more discomfort during the postoperative period. Radiofrequency ablation: Monopolar radiofrequency thermal ... Post-operative pain relief is subject to change. Traditionally, pain relief has been provided by relatively mild narcotic ... The review also found that these children return to a normal diet more quickly and have less post-operative pain. A recent ... After the treatment is performed, scarring occurs within the tonsil causing it to decrease in size over a period of several ...
*  Obstetric fistula
Recovering fistula patients in the postoperative period need support to fully reintegrate into society. In particular, physical ... Postoperative care is vital to prevent infection. Some women are not candidates for this surgery due to other health problems. ... The underlying mechanism is poor blood flow to the affected area for a prolonged period of time. Diagnosis is generally based ... The Fistula Fortnight also had preoperative and postoperative counseling provided by nurses and social workers and held health ...
*  Aina Muceniece
Russian lang.) Modulation of anti-cancer immunity in the postoperative period. Riga. Zinatne, 1988, 142 pp. (Russian lang.) A. ... During this period, various trials of RIGVIR were held at the laboratory. Muceniece also worked at the Pauls Stradiņš Hospital ...
*  Four boxes test
Biedler A; Juckenhöfel S; Feisel C; Wilhelm W; Larsen R. (Apr 2000). "Cognitive impairment in the early postoperative period ... J. STEINMETZ; L. S. RASMUSSEN (January 2008). "Choice reaction time in patients with post-operative cognitive dysfunction†". ... Other studies have shown that there is an association between postoperative cognitive dysfunction (POCD) and impaired ... "Long-term postoperative cognitive dysfunction in the elderly: ISPOCD1 study". The Lancet. Retrieved 2010-09-25. ...
*  Perioperative mortality
However, in the early post-operative period a low-level fever may also result from anaesthetic-related atelectasis, which will ... Strokes occur at a higher rate during the postoperative period.[citation needed] In people with cirrhosis, the perioperative ... and unanticipated need for supplemental oxygen therapy after the initial postoperative period.) Of all patient-related risk ... Minor post-operative pulmonary complications include events such as atelectasis, bronchospasm, laryngospasm, ...
*  Boston keratoprosthesis
... of eyes during the postoperative period. Boston ophthalmologist Claes Dohlman began developing the Boston keratoprosthesis in ... Postoperative complications included RPM in 25%, high IOP in 15%, sterile vitritis complicated the postoperative course of 5% ... Postoperative complications included RPM in 25%, high IOP in 15%, sterile vitritis complicated the postoperative course of 5% ... Postoperative complications included RPM in 44%, high IOP in 18%, sterile vitritis complicated the postoperative course of 10% ...
*  Surgical stress
Moreover they can be performed both in the intraoperative or postoperative period. If there is a choice between different ... Horta, RS; Figueiredo, MS; Lavalle, GE; Costa, MP; Cunha, RM; Araújo, RB (24 June 2015). "Surgical stress and postoperative ... Tallant, A; Ambros, B; Freire, C; Sakals, S (July 2016). "Comparison of intraoperative and postoperative pain during canine ... "The surgical stress response and postoperative immune function after laparoscopic or conventional total mesorectal excision in ...
*  Dislocation of jaw
Parida, Satyen; Allampalli, Varshad; Krishnappa, Sudeep (2011). "Catatonia and jaw dislocation in the postoperative period with ... It was reported from one study that over a seven-year period at an emergency medical site, with 100,000 yearly visits, there ... If the pain relief is taken for an extended period of time, it may negatively affect the person while talking, eating, drinking ...
*  Combined spinal and epidural anaesthesia
Alternatively, smaller doses can provide analgesia, e.g. in the postoperative period. A standard epidural pack may be used with ... This technique is suitable whenever a rapid onset of analgesia is required but the period of analgesia required exceeds that of ... This technique also allows for post operative pain relief via epidural patient controlled anaesthesia. The epidural catheter ...
*  Malignant hyperthermia
It is difficult to find confirmed cases in the postoperative period more than several minutes after discontinuation of ... "Postoperative Malignant Hyperthermia". Anesthesiology. 109 (5): 825-9. doi:10.1097/aln.0b013e31818958e5. PMID 18946294. Groom, ...
*  Bariatric surgery
Follow-up visits for the assessment of safety and weight loss were scheduled at regular intervals in the postoperative period. ... Others prefer to prescribe medications to reduce the risk of post-operative gallstones.[citation needed] Far fewer surgeons ... Foods high in carbohydrates are usually avoided when possible during the initial weight loss period. Post-surgery, overeating ... and post-operative (e.g. follow-up physician office visits, vitamins and supplements). Quoted costs for the intragastric ...
*  Endoscopic third ventriculostomy
Infection, hematoma, and cerebrospinal fluid leaks may present in the direct postoperative period. Failure of the ETV occurs. ...
*  Barbed suture
which may lead to small bowel obstruction presenting in the early postoperative period. Surgical suture Surgical staple Steri ...
*  Ischemic colitis
Bloody diarrhea and leukocytosis in the postoperative period are essentially diagnostic of ischemic colitis. The complication ... As a result, during periods of low blood pressure, the arteries feeding the colon clamp down vigorously; a similar process can ...
*  Aortic dissection
Even after diagnosis, 5-20% die during surgery or in the immediate postoperative period. In ascending aortic dissection, if ... If the individual has managed to survive this window period, his prognosis is improved. About 66% of all dissections present in ... and individuals should be followed closely during this time period. About 29% of late deaths following surgery are due to ... typically in the third trimester or early postpartum period). Of all people with aortic dissection, 40% die immediately and do ...
*  Lactalbumin
Background: The preoperative period (prehabilitation) may represent a more appropriate time than the postoperative period to ... Over the 3-month period, GSH levels increased and in one case rose by 70% to reach normal value. The increase in body weight ... The study was performed during a limited observation period of 6.3 months. In mice fed the whey protein-rich diet between 17 ... Eighty-four (84) subjects completed the 135-day study period. Of these, 67 subjects (34 in the Immunocal® group and 33 in the ...
*  Perioperative
The postoperative period begins after the transfer to the PACU (Post Anesthesia Care Unit) and terminates with the resolution ... The perioperative period, less commonly spelled the peroperative period, is the time period describing the duration of a ... The intra-operative period begins when the patient is transferred to the operating room table and ends with the transfer of a ... It is quite common for the very last of this period to end outside of the care of the surgical team. It is uncommon to provide ...
*  Pump thrombosis
Right ventricular dysfunction, particularly in the early postoperative period, is likewise managed with lower pump speeds. ... 2010). "Post-operative heparin may not be required for transitioning patients with a HeartMate II left ventricular assist ...
*  Outcomes Research Consortium
... if the postoperative period were considered a distinct disease, it would be the third leading cause of death in the United ... Only 15% of postoperative infarctions present with chest pain, and 65% are entirely clinically silent which means that they ... How to prevent postoperative myocardial injury remains unknown. Beta blockers prevent myocardial infarctions, but at the cost ... The number-needed-to-test to detect postoperative infarctions that would otherwise be missed is roughly 1/(9%-2%) = 14 patients ...
*  Osteochondritis dissecans
Continuous passive motion (CPM) has been used to improve healing of the articular surface during the postoperative period for ... Straight leg raising and other isometric exercises are encouraged during the post-operative or immobilization period. A six to ... Post-operative analgesics, namely a mix of opioids and NSAIDs, are usually required to control pain, inflammation and swelling ... During the immobilization period, isometric exercises, such as straight leg raises, are commonly used to restore muscle loss ...
*  Neurogenic bladder dysfunction
Additionally, a muscarinic agonist like Bethanechol may also be used, particularly in the postpartum or postoperative period. ...
*  Obstructive sleep apnea
The postoperative period in these children requires special precautions (see "Surgery and obstructive sleep apnea syndrome" ... During the newborn period, all humans are obligate nasal breathers. The palate is both the roof of the mouth and the floor of ... Many people experience episodes of OSA for only a short period. This can be the result of an upper respiratory infection that ... Typically, an adult or adolescent with severe long-standing OSA will fall asleep for very brief periods in the course of usual ...
*  Chest tube
2011). "Digital measurements of air leak flow and intrapleural pressures in the immediate postoperative period predict risk of ... The use of chest tubes in postoperative thoracic care was reported in 1922, and they were regularly used post-thoracotomy in ... The placement technique for postoperative drainage (e.g. cardiac surgery) differs from the technique used for emergency ... 2011). "'Six sigma approach' - an objective strategy in digital assessment of postoperative air leaks: a prospective randomised ...
*  Nothing by mouth
... although short NPO periods in diabetics are possible with IV fluids, insulin, and dextrose.[citation needed] Extended periods ( ... McCracken, Graham C.; Montgomery, Jane (2017-11-06). "Postoperative nausea and vomiting after unrestricted clear fluids before ... It is not uncommon for the food NPO period to be longer than that for liquid, as the American Board of Anesthesiology advises ... For extended periods without food or water, patients may be started on total parenteral nutrition (TPN). Fasting guidelines ...
*  Stanozolol
... use during pre-operative and postoperative periods in undernourished patients and poor-risk surgical cases due to traumatism; ...