What to avoid before scoliosis surgeryWWhat to avoid before scoliosis surgeryWhat to avoid before scoliosis surgeryEnglishOrthopaedics/MusculoskeletalChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)Vertebrae;SpineMuscular system;Skeletal systemProceduresAdult (19+)NA2008-06-01T04:00:00ZSandra Donaldson, BA;Andrew Howard, MD, MSc, FRCSC;James G. Wright, MD, MPH, FRCSC8.0000000000000057.0000000000000369.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>There are certain preparatory steps that must be followed prior to having surgery. Learn about some things to avoid leading up to an operation for scoliosis.</p><p> Before surgery, your teen will need to avoid certain substances and medications to lower the risk of blood clots and other complications.</p><h2> Key points </h2> <ul> <li> Teens using hormone-based birth control will need to stop at least one month before surgery to prevent blood clots. After surgery, hormone-based birth control can be resumed after your teen completes her next menstrual cycle.</li> <li> Teens will need to stop smoking cigarettes and avoid second-hand smoke for up to one year after surgery to ensure the bones in their spinal column heal in a straight position. </li> <li> Alcohol and drugs can react badly with your teen’s anaesthetic and other medication while in hospital. </li> <li> Teens should do thier best to avoid contracting infections before surgery so it can proceed without delay. </li> <li> Teens can consider having an enema or increasing their fibre intake to ensure bowel is empty before surgery and prevent constipation. </li></ul>
Quoi éviter avant l’intervention chirurgicale associée à une scolioseQQuoi éviter avant l’intervention chirurgicale associée à une scolioseWhat to avoid before scoliosis surgeryFrenchOrthopaedics/MusculoskeletalChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)Vertebrae;SpineMuscular system;Skeletal systemProceduresAdult (19+)NA2008-06-01T04:00:00ZSandra Donaldson, BA;Andrew Howard, MD, MSc, FRCSC;James G. Wright, MD, MPH, FRCSC8.0000000000000057.0000000000000369.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Certaines mesures préparatoires doivent être prises avant de procéder à une intervention chirurgicale. Découvrez les choses à éviter avant une intervention chirurgicale associée à une scoliose.</p><p> Avant l’intervention chirurgicale, votre adolescent devra éviter certaines substances et certains médicaments afin de réduire les risques de formation de caillots sanguins et autres complications.</p><h2> À retenir </h2><ul><li> Les adolescentes utilisant un moyen de contraception hormonal devront arrêter de l’utiliser au moins un mois avant l’intervention chirurgicale afin de prévenir la formation de caillots sanguins. Après son intervention, elle devra attendre la fin du prochain cycle menstruel avant de recommencer à prendre des contraceptifs hormonaux.</li> <li>Les adolescents devront arrêter de fumer et éviter la fumée secondaire pour au moins un an après l’opération afin de s’assurer que les os de leur colonne vertébrale guérissent en ligne droite.</li><li> L’alcool et les drogues peuvent interagir de manière négative avec l’anesthésie et les autres médicaments administrés à l’hôpital.</li><li>Les adolescents devraient faire leur possible afin d’éviter de contracter tout type d’infection avant l’opération afin que celle-ci ne soit pas retardée.</li><li> Si votre adolescent est facilement constipé, il pourrait devoir subir un lavement ou manger des fibres deux jours avant l’opération afin de s’assurer que ses intestins seront vides au moment de l’opération et prévenir la constipation. </li></ul>

 

 

What to avoid before scoliosis surgery2027.00000000000What to avoid before scoliosis surgeryWhat to avoid before scoliosis surgeryWEnglishOrthopaedics/MusculoskeletalChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)Vertebrae;SpineMuscular system;Skeletal systemProceduresAdult (19+)NA2008-06-01T04:00:00ZSandra Donaldson, BA;Andrew Howard, MD, MSc, FRCSC;James G. Wright, MD, MPH, FRCSC8.0000000000000057.0000000000000369.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>There are certain preparatory steps that must be followed prior to having surgery. Learn about some things to avoid leading up to an operation for scoliosis.</p><p> Before surgery, your teen will need to avoid certain substances and medications to lower the risk of blood clots and other complications.</p><h2> Key points </h2> <ul> <li> Teens using hormone-based birth control will need to stop at least one month before surgery to prevent blood clots. After surgery, hormone-based birth control can be resumed after your teen completes her next menstrual cycle.</li> <li> Teens will need to stop smoking cigarettes and avoid second-hand smoke for up to one year after surgery to ensure the bones in their spinal column heal in a straight position. </li> <li> Alcohol and drugs can react badly with your teen’s anaesthetic and other medication while in hospital. </li> <li> Teens should do thier best to avoid contracting infections before surgery so it can proceed without delay. </li> <li> Teens can consider having an enema or increasing their fibre intake to ensure bowel is empty before surgery and prevent constipation. </li></ul><h2>Birth control</h2><p>If your daughter is using hormone-based birth control, they will need to stop at least one month before the surgery. Examples of hormone-based birth control include The Pill, The Patch, a contraceptive ring, or contraceptive injections. Using these forms of birth control will increase your teen’s risk of a blood clot during and after the surgery. If your teen is sexually active, they will need to use a back-up method. </p><p>After surgery, once your teen has been discharged from the hospital, they need to wait until their next complete menstrual cycle finishes before resuming hormone-based birth control. </p><h2>Smoking and second-hand smoke</h2><p>Your teen will need to stop smoking cigarettes and avoid second-hand smoke for up to one year after surgery. Smoking may keep the bones in their spinal column from healing properly. It can prevent their spine from healing in a straight position. If this happens, they may even need more surgery. </p><p>For more information on quitting, go to <a target="_blank" href="https://www.lung.ca/lung-health/smoking-and-tobacco/how-quit-smoking%3ehttps://www.lung.ca/lung-health/smoking-and-tobacco/how-quit-smoking%3cspan%20id=%27ms-rterangeselectionplaceholder-start%27%3e%3c/span%3e%3cspan%20id=%27ms-rterangeselectionplaceholder-end%27%3e%3c/span%3e%3c/a%3e%2c%20a%20s">www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/alcoholandyouth.html</a>. </p><p>For information on drug use, go to <a target="_blank" href="http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/drugabuse.html">www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/drugabuse.html</a>. </p><p>Both are websites produced by The National Institutes of Health.</p><h2>Infections</h2><p>Make sure your teen avoids any type of infection before surgery. For example, they should avoid any body piercings or tattoos just prior to surgery. Also, your teen should avoid being around anyone who is sick with something contagious like the <a href="/article?contentid=763&language=English">flu</a>. If your teen is sick or has an infection on the day of surgery, the surgery may need to be delayed.</p><h2>Constipation</h2><p>If your teen is easily <a href="/article?contentid=6&language=English">constipated</a>, they may want to have an enema or take some fibre two days before surgery. This will ensure that their bowel will be empty when they goes in for surgery. <br></p>What to avoid before scoliosis surgery

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