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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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In group 1, dexamethasone 8 mg was injected perioperative and 4mg IV B.i.D for 48 hours postoperatively along with ibubrufen or diclofenac sodium while in group 2, only ibubrufen or diclofenac sodium alone were used.
Mean pain score and total rescue analgesia required were recorded on emergence, then 2 hourly for next 12 hours postoperatively, in numerical rating scale and in milligram (mg).
The researchers found that 83 percent of the patients required no narcotic medication postoperatively. Preoperative opioid use significantly predicted postoperative narcotic requirement, with 56 percent of 15 patients requiring postoperative narcotic analgesics.
The average air-bone gap was 19.4 [+ or -]7.6 dB preoperatively and 16.9 [+ or -] 9.9 dB postoperatively. Also of note, the improvement in air-bone gap reached the level of significance at 500 Hz (p = 0.023).
The owl performed auto-physiotherapy throughout the process and was released with sustained flight 2 months postoperatively. It was recaptured 7 weeks later and underwent further rehabilitation to allow successful release 11 months after surgical stabilization.
It is usually accompanied by severe pain and discomfort postoperatively. Intravenous opioids and local anesthetic infiltration have been conventionally used to control postoperative pain.
Selecting the site for the initial skin incision plays a great role in whether or not the patient will develop an infection postoperatively.
Key findings from the study include: 89.7% of patients were deemed to be responders to Latera at 6 months postoperatively. Positive responder rates at 6 months were 89.2% and 90% for the subgroups of standalone and concomitant procedures, respectively.
End results were evaluated at 10 months postoperatively. They underwent the above-mentioned improved modification of the Steindler-Leo Mayer procedure [7] (modified SLM procedure: Figure 1).
The patient was recovering well up until 9 months postoperatively when he presented with complaints of recurrent shoulder pain.
Mean lagophthalmos decreased from 7.1[+ or -]2.7 mm to 1.6[+ or -]1.6 mm postoperatively (p = 0.000).