Post-surgery patients are kept under medical observation. The patient is first shifted to the post-OT room and then moved to ICU for the next 2-3 days. Post that shifted to the ward for another 2-3 days stay.
Usually, a patient is discharged from the hospital if no complications within 6-7 days.
Mostly patients complain of pain immediately after getting back to their senses which can be easily managed by painkillers. After discharge also the patient may have little pain until the wound is fully healed.
Often patients lose blood during the surgery and hence feel weak or tired hence it is normal and the patient should strictly follow the diet prescribed to get back to normal immediately.
Patients may be prescribed physiotherapy as movement may be a challenge also lifting heavy weights extra is prohibited.
Most patients are counseled to quit smoking and change to a healthy lifestyle.