Your guide to understanding post-operative complications

Abdominal surgery is a very common procedure, with thousands performed each and every day.  Surgery, particularly abdominal surgery, causes significant trauma to the body and recovery can range from intensive physical rehabilitation to a few days bed rest. Specifically with abdominal surgery, there are always risks of complications, such as inf...
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How to prevent deep vein thrombosis post-abdominal surgery

Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a condition in which a blood clot develops in a deep vein within the leg, arm or eye. Although this condition is rare, patients recovering post-abdominal surgery have a higher chance of developing DVT. Are you wondering how to prevent a blood clot and thrombus from developing in a deep vein? Compression stockings a...
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