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Hi, My wife undergone a right gluteal surgery, there was a thick mass form around 11.3cm x 14cm in size, The tumour appears on top of siatic nerve and was causing server pain, doctors remove that tourmour, Post surgery there was pus/fat form around 6 Inch of part of the cut, Now doctors are suggesting to go under minor surgery and remove the dead tissue and put a VAC to suck all pus/fat, They will see it for 4 days, if every thing goes fine, they will re suture it,

I am very confused, is it right approach or what can be the best approch,

Please advise as soon as possible.


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replied January 6th, 2017
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Hello and welcome
Your concern is appreciated
Post surgical infections at the wound site with pus need to be debrided and cleaned so its the right thing to do or else the infection will keep spreading and damage more and more tissue, so debridment should be done and vac will help the healing its been reported to give good results in such tupe of wounds.
Hope it helps


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