Accumulation of bodily fluid around the incision site sometimes causes a seroma to develop following a surgical procedure, explains Healthline. This occurs when the drainage tubes placed by the surgical team are not suff... More »

Seromas can be prevented through applying tissue sealants, platelet gels or quilting sutures to the surgical site, according to Seminars in Plastic Surgery. Sclerotherapy is also used to reduce the incidence of seromas, ... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Swelling after surgery in the location where the hernia used to be, and for men in the scrotum and penis, is a sign of seroma or benign fluid collection, states Hernia Repair in New York City. Swelling occurs in 15 perce... More »

A doctor performs a surgical procedure to implant a neurostimulator, making an incision about 2 to 4 inches long on the patient's back and implanting medical wires that provide the stimulation into the epidural space tha... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

The most effective treatment for fluid in the knee joint is taking prescribed medicines or having a surgical procedure done if necessary, according to Mayo Clinic. Treatments for fluid in the knee joint vary depending on... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

During kidney removal surgery, the surgeon makes an incision in the patient's side, explains Healthline. He then severs the blood vessels that serve the kidneys as well as the connections to the bladder. The surgeon may ... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Kidney calcification treatments include open surgery, removal of the stones through an incision, or shock wave treatment, according to Healthline. These treatments help to break down the calcium build-up in the kidneys. More »