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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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Distribution of patients according to postoperative antiemetic necessity Necessity 3.7 24.1 Non Neccssity 96.3 75.9 Note: Table made from bar graph.
Postoperative pulmonary complications following emergency abdominal surgery mainly occur due to two main reasons
Preoperative and postoperative assessment of puretone audiometry (PTA) screenings were evaluated.
Postoperative care was standardized for all patients utilizing the same 6 Fr Kendall-type hydrophilic urethral stent (Covidien Dover Hydrogel Coated Urethral Catheter 6Fr #6006) and double diaper urinary drainage for 6-10 days following surgery.
Inadequate postoperative analgesia is one of the most common causes for poor patient satisfaction following caesarean delivery [3, 4].
The relationship between body composition and postoperative inflammatory response has drawn much attention recently.
Medical records were reviewed and a proforma was used to note down demographic data, including age, gender, co-morbids, American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) grade, and clinical data, including type of surgery, total operative time from incision to skin closure, total tourniquet time, the need for postoperative transfusion, LOS from admission to discharge, postoperative special care unit (SCU) stay, preoperative/postoperative Hb and haematocrit and postoperative complications.
Although systemic opioids were widely used for this purpose, their use is now limited with enhanced recovery after surgery protocols to reduce opioid-related side effects, such as sedation, respiratory depression, nausea, vomiting and ileus, in the postoperative period (3-5).
[ClickPress, Mon Jul 08 2019] Currently, approaches to postoperative pain therapeutics are poorly controlled and have inadequate management sources applied to it, which has severe adverse effects on post operation patients.
Comparison of the two groups focused primarily on preoperative and postoperative renal functions.
The levels of sCr, eGFR, and NGAL were evaluated before the surgery (preoperative), 2 hours after completion of the surgery (postoperative 2nd hour), and on postoperative days 1 and 2.
Patient data was recorded in our present surgery database registry, comprising of variables related to demographics, clinical history, preoperative, per operative and postoperative characteristics, presence of coexisting cardiovascular and medical conditions, medications at presentation and at discharge.

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