Surgical Site Infections, which your doctor may refer to as "SSls", are infections of the skin and/or tissues around where the surgery took place. Between 160,000 and 300,000 surgical site infections occur annually.
Health Benefits of Calcium
- Cardiac Surgery
Including: Heart Surgery, Value Replacement, Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG)
- Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancer Surgery
Including: Pancreas Surgery (Pancreatectomy, Whipple Procedure), Stomach Surgery (Gastrectomy), Esophagus Surgery (Esophagectomy), Colon Surgery (Colorectal Surgery)
- Gynecological Oncology Surgery
Including: Uterus Removal (Hysterectomy)
- Head and Neck Surgery
Including: Oral Cancer Surgery and surgeries for Laryngeal and Oropharyngeal Cancers
- Bladder Cancer Surgery
Including: Cystectomy and Radical Cystectomy (Bladder Removal)
- Ventral Hernia Repair
- Hip Surgery
Including: Total Hip Arthroplasty (Hip Replacement)
- Non-Small cell Lung Cancer Surgery
Why Calcium is important in Weight Loss?
Learn more about preparing for surgery with additional resources and expert advice.
Working with your doctor is the best way to determine a surgical plan that makes sense for you. In addition, you can speak to a Registered Dietitian about surgical nutrition.
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