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Post Surgical Hematoma | Hematoma After Surgery

What is a Post Surgical Hematoma? A Post Surgical Hematoma is a pocket of blood that gathers in a post-surgical site. Often times it is a necessity to drain a hematoma. While it is very undesirable, it is usually non-life threatening. Let’s learn more, but feel free to join the conversation, and add your own experiences with post surgical Hematoma’s. Before completing a procedure, a surgeon makes sure that all bleeding vessels are closed and cauterized before closing a wound. If the cauterization fails, it allows vessels to bleed and create a resevoir of blood surrounding the site of the Continue Reading This Post Surgical Hematoma Post

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9% of ICD and Pacemaker Patients Have Complications Like Hematomas

Noninfectious complications occur in nearly 9% of patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) and pacemaker devices. Newer devices like the cardiac re-synchronization defibrillators have an even higher incidence of complications like hematomas and dislodgment. Clinical Trials on Pacemaker Complications and Hematomas In a study funded by Guidant Corp., “One third of the patients with complications had to undergo intervention procedures,” said Didier Klug, MD, from Cardiologist University of Lille in France. “Patients who underwent re – intervention procedures had 12 times the risk of infection than patients not faced with a second procedure,” he noted. “This is a good paper Continue Reading This Post Surgical Hematoma Post

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