In the most recent edition of the Journal of the American College of Surgeons (Volume 231, Issue 2), Drs. Lovasik and Sarmiento discuss their approach to helping patients recovery after major liver and pancreas surgery. Making a phone call to
If you just had surgery, this is a great time to start eating healthy. A healthy diet can promote healing and speed your recovery. Your surgeon may outline a specific diet and you should follow your post-operative instructions. For example,
Congratulations! You have been discharged from the hospital. Maybe it was outpatient day surgery or maybe you have spent an extended time in the hospital. You might be asking: What should I look for? When should I call my surgeon?