The duration of surgery varies between 2-4 hours depending on the technique applied. After the operation, a 2-night stay is required in the surgery center. Depending on the opinion of the physician, this period may be extended or shortened.
In the postoperative period, the patient should be placed in a position called V position; This is the position where the body is raised by 45 degrees from the waist. The feet should be moved plenty of time against the risk of embolism in the period after the operation until the patient stands up.
Post-operative corset is worn to the patient and the corset should be used during the hospital period and for the following month.
Anything should not be eaten in the first hours after waking up after the surgery, the rules to be given by the doctor should be strictly followed.
The first postoperative day is the most troublesome period. Pain relievers and occasional sleep-making drugs are used for a more comfortable period. The first few days may be swelling and pain in the abdomen. However, this pain is controlled by painkillers.
After the operation, when the physician deems appropriate, the patient is allowed to get up, dizziness, nausea and feeling of nausea may be seen at the first getting up and these complaints will decrease in the following hours.
V position of the body should not be changed until the doctor tells the contrary, should not stand upright while walking, walk slightly inclined.