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post·op·er·a·tive

 (pōst-ŏp′ər-ə-tĭv, -ŏp′rə-, -ŏp′ə-rā′-)
adj.
Happening or done after a surgical operation.

post·op′er·a·tive·ly adv.

postoperative

(pəʊstˈɒpərətɪv; -ˈɒprətɪv)
adj
(Medicine) of, relating to, or occurring in the period following a surgical operation
postˈoperatively adv

post•op•er•a•tive

(poʊstˈɒp ər ə tɪv, -əˌreɪ tɪv, -ˈɒp rə tɪv)

adj.
occurring after a surgical operation.
[1885–90]
post•op′er•a•tive•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.postoperative - happening or done after a surgical operation; "postoperative complications"; "postoperative care"
operative, surgical - relating to or requiring or amenable to treatment by surgery especially as opposed to medicine; "a surgical appendix"; "a surgical procedure"; "operative dentistry"
Translations

post·op·er·a·tive

a. postoperatorio-a, que ocurre después de la operación;
___ carecuidado ___;
___ complicationcomplicación ___.

postoperative

adj postoperatorio
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However, due to this practice (and particular characteristics of the opiates used), postoperative pain management may be difficult.
A new study, appearing in the October 1 issue of the Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery(JBJS), also found that physical therapy before joint replacement surgery, or "prehabilitation," can diminish the need for postoperative care by nearly 30 percent, saving an average of $1,215 per patient in skilled nursing facility, home health agency or other postoperative care.
In this study, we determine the efficacy, safety and postoperative short-term outcomes of the recently developing endoscopic technique of BIVAP saline vaporization of the prostate, in a retrospective comparison with bipolar TURP.
We investigated if the prophylactic administration of 6 mg ephedrine IV just before the transfer of the patient from the operating table into his bed could decrease the number of postoperative Vomiting episodes8.
The goals of postoperative pain management include early return of normal functions and minimal impact on ambulation," Dr.
Different from the literature, we aimed to evaluate the preoperative hemodynamic parameters and whether or not the right or the left ventricles supporting the systemic circulation as a "dominant ventricle" pose a risk for postoperative arrhythmia.
10 (gastrointestinal hemorrhage, hip fracture, postoperative hip fracture, and postoperative wound dehiscence).
Comment: Postoperative atrial fibrillation occurs frequently in patients undergoing cardiac surgery.
Patients whose treatment complied with the original three SCIP infection-related measures (S-INF-Core) involving proper use and timing of antibiotics also had a 16 percent reduction in risk of postoperative infection, but this finding narrowly missed statistical significance.
It is the first to analyze the impact of preoperative chronic statin therapy on postoperative adverse events in surgical patients.