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Definition of "perioperative" [perioperative]

  • Relating to the period around an operation, including immediate preoperative preparation and postoperative recovery. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "perioperative" in a sentence
  • "The patient had surgery and essentially died within what's called the perioperative period."
  • "The study measured the death rates (known as perioperative mortality) after surgery."
  • ""Increase of 1-year mortality after perioperative beta-blocker withdrawal in endovascular and vascular surgery patients.""
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