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Getting Ready for Surgery

As with all surgical procedures, complications can occur. Our anaesthetists will assess all patients before surgery to ensure they are optimised and prepared for surgery to minimise these risks.

General Anaesthesia Risks and Complications

  • Heart Attack
  • Stroke
  • Allergy to anaesthetic agents

Breast Surgery Risks and Complications

  • Bleeding
  • Infection
  • Numbness to the breast, chest and armpit
  • Pain from stiffness of the shoulder
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (blood clots in the leg)
  • Collection of fluid under the skin (seroma)

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