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

post·op′er·a·tive·ly adv.
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Adv.1.postoperatively - after the operation; "remove postoperatively"
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Although most patients experienced documented improvements in Cormack-Lehane laryngoscopy grades postoperatively, the severity of micrognathia and airway.
Mean uncorrected distance visual acuity at six months, one year, and two years postoperatively was statistically better than corrected distance visual acuity at baseline (-0.
All study participants were instructed to complete a bowel diary for 7 days preoperatively and 14 days postoperatively.
Comment: This study demonstrated that preoperative oral administration of 2 g of vitamin C decreased the need for morphine postoperatively in patients undergoing laparoscopic surgery.
In both groups of patients, blood urea nitrogen, creatinine and electrolyte levels were evaluated at 3, 6 and 12 months postoperatively, and urodynamic examinations and ultrasonography were performed 12 months postoperatively.
They describe the regeneration technique with metal open-wedge infra-tubercle oblique osteotomy using a dynamic axial fixator (self-adjusting high tibial osteotomy clamp), which allows manipulation of the mechanical axis postoperatively.
Designed to support 525 Ibs, this waking table is suitable for gait training or rehab situations and can be used postoperatively to encourage early patient mobility
Patients undergoing laminectomy face a variety of concerns both pre- and postoperatively which may affect their emotional state and increase surgical risk.
Three days postoperatively the air sac cannula was removed.
This may occur either prior to surgical drainage, during airway management or postoperatively.
The authors then examined whether those who underwent surgery had been found to have metastatic disease prior to surgery, or postoperatively.
There is little evidence that withholding solid food postoperatively has any advantage--in fact, the opposite is true as immediate feeding facilitates the return of bowel sounds and normal eating habits, plus encourages earlier discharge.