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Nasogastric intubation

What is Nasogastric intubation?

This is pipe inserted from the nostril into the stomach for feeding purpose when patients unable to eat normally.

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I have a seroma on one side after a double- mastectomy (surgery was 5 weeks ago). I had a drain in for 15 days and I ve been aspirated 5 times now. My surgeon is not surprised because I had radiation on that side 15 years ago when I had my first breast cancer diagnosis. Is there anything I can do to help speed up the fluid reabsorption - heat, massage, (I m wearing the surgical vest for compression)?
The main cause of action for large seromas is to aspirate the fluid content and in some instances, one may need multiple aspirations until the fluid accumulation subside.
Insertion of a draining tube attached to a vacuum device is the preferred choice in many instances of extensive surgeries and...
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