During, relating to, or denoting the period following a surgical operation: postoperative care
More example sentences
- Adjuvant post-operative radiation therapy was administered because resection margins were positive.
- Treatment should be continued throughout the period of post-operative care until the risk of deep vein thrombosis has diminished.
- They can be operated on, but it's off to the theatre and a general anaesthetic and a painful post-operative period.
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