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postoperative

of, relating to, or occurring in the period following a surgical operation
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Postoperative antiemetic necessity was 24.1% in the control group and 3.7% in the experimental group.
Many of the patients with postoperative pulmonary complications require ventilatory support for a prolonged period, although it definitely helps in improving the outcome of the abdominal surgeries, but it adds to overall expenses.
We used the criteria recommended by the Japan Clinical Otology Committee for calculation of the hearing improvement using the results of patients with postoperative hearing within 40 dB as the first criterion, hearing gain exceeding 15 dB as the second criterion, and postoperative ABG within 20 dB as the third criterion [2, 3].
The postoperative urine sample was obtained by cleaning the catheter hub with alcohol followed by clamping the catheter for 15-30 minutes to allow an adequate amount of urine to collect in the bladder.
Inadequate postoperative pain relief after CD can negatively impact ambulation, breastfeeding, and even maternal bonding [2, 5].
Recent studies also found that fat subtype and distribution can predict postoperative infectious complications after bowel resection for CD, and visceral fat is associated with high risk of postoperative recurrence in CD [8, 9].
Other significant independent predictors included postoperative SCU stay, postoperative transfusion need, complications during stay and urinary tract infection (UTI) (Table-2).
Table-IV: Comparison of preoperative and postoperative blood values of Group 1 and 2.
The samples were collected preoperatively, at the postoperative 2nd hour, and on postoperative days 1 and 2.
The primary end points of the study were and incidence of postoperative pulmonary complications (PPCs), occurring within the first 30 postoperative days, BiPAP usage and prolonged ventilation time whereas in hospital mortality was the secondary end point.
It is also worth noting that this study focused on patients undergoing major and minor gynecologic surgery, so more research is needed to explore these outcomes particularly among patients undergoing procedures that may be associated with a higher risk of persistent postoperative pain and/or opioid use.