Should my PS use penrose drain for seroma fluid?
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What About Closed Suction?
You might what to consider two other options. 1. Going back to the operating room and placing a close suction Jackson Pratt drain to deal with the fluid. 2. Inserting a Seroma-Cath in the office. This is basically a 14 gauge IV insertion needle that comes with connectors that will allow it to be connected to the same type of bulb that is used with the Jackson Pratt drain.
Gordon Telepun, MD
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Now that you have a seroma you should consider:
4)culture and appropriate antibiotics
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