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Draiage tube after breast reduction

Patient: Is it common practice to insert the draining tubes on a patient after she has had breast – reduction surgery ?

 

 

Doctor: Yes, it is common practice to use drainage tubes after such a procedure. This reduces fluid collection at the operation site and thus reduces potential complications such as infections.

 


 

 
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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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