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Postoperative Complications

  • Fridolin Séquin
  • Rigmor Texhammar

Abstract

Despite postoperative suction drainage, a hematoma can sometimes form in the operative area. Experience has shown that at least one-fourth of such hematomas harbor bacteria. They must therefore be removed as quickly as possible to avoid infection.

Keywords

Internal Fixation Irrigation Fluid Double Plating Autologous Cancellous Bone Interfragmental Compression 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • Fridolin Séquin
    • 1
  • Rigmor Texhammar
    • 1
  1. 1.AO InternationalBernSwitzerland

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