https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4656239/

Lumbar spine surgery for spinal stenosis is a frequently performed procedure ... incidental durotomy, postoperative collections—most commonly seroma, and less likely .... Although not a true post-surgical complication, it is important to identify ...

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4212702/

Methods A patient was observed postoperatively for any complications or adverse side effects resulting ... The patient's progress was monitored through 6 months following the initial procedure. ... Keywords: vanomycin, seroma, lumbar fusion ...

https://www.healthline.com/health/seroma

Sep 6, 2017 ... A seroma may form after a surgical procedure. In some cases, a seroma may form after a very minor surgery. Most seromas, though, will appear ...

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/312875.php

Jul 17, 2018 ... A seroma is a buildup of fluid where tissue has been removed from a person's body, often occurring after surgery or an injury. They are most ...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seroma

A seroma is a pocket of clear serous fluid that sometimes develops in the body after surgery. ... If a serum or leak does not resolve (e.g., after a soft tissue biopsy) , it may be necessary to take the patient back to the operating room in order to ...

https://www.appliedradiology.com/articles/challenges-and-pitfalls-in-postoperative-spine-imaging

Oct 11, 2011 ... The first successful spinal fusion was performed in 1911 to reduce pseudoarthrosis. ... as retained surgical material, infection, pseudomeningocele, seroma, .... MRI evaluation of the lumbar spine following myelomeningocele ...

http://www.webcir.org/revistavirtual/articulos/2015/junio/espana/columna_postquirurgica_ingles.pdf

the normal postoperative findings with those specific to failed back surgery syndrome. Deciding .... After spine surgery, patients may have full resolution of lum- bar pain. ... well as small seromas and edema of the subcutaneous cell tissue are ...

http://www.scielo.br/pdf/coluna/v16n4/1808-1851-coluna-16-04-00314.pdf

Conclusion: The use or not of suction drain in 1-level lumbar surgeries does not ... Keywords: Arthrodesis; Spine; Spine fusion; Seroma; Surgical wound ..... factors for postoperative infection following posterior lumbar instrumented arthrodesis.

https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/1a7e/91c7a62938fe36e54c6429115a80e66a183b.pdf

Feb 14, 2014 ... Post-operative wound drainage may be colonized or infected. ... which are a particular problem in post-laminectomy surgery, to avoid .... vancomycin and postoperative deep spinal wound infection: 1512 Consecutive surgical ...

https://www.jocn-journal.com/article/S0967-5868(18)30287-X/abstract

Aug 25, 2018 ... Sterile postoperative seromas can develop after posterior spinal surgery and cause pain, weakness, and numbness. Management typically ...