Learn how to care for surgical drains following a mastectomy or reconstruction surgery, plus find out about the signs and symptoms of infection.
Going Home after Breast. Surgery with Drains. For patients and families. Read this resource to learn: • How to care for yourself when you go home.
A wound drain is a thin plastic tube that has one end placed under your skin in the area where you have had surgery. It is used to remove the fluid that collects in .
Looking after your drains and wound. When you leave hospital follow.
Conclusion: Our data indicate that non-placement of a wound drain does not influence complication or revision rates after breast-conserving surgery or.