Learning how to empty the Surgical Drains after a Mastectomy

CraigLaytonPublished: October 7, 2017Updated: October 9, 2017
Published: October 7, 2017Updated: October 9, 2017

When you have a mastectomy or lumpectomy, your surgeon may place surgical drains to help speed up your healing. These surgical drains may be called grenade drains, JP drains, or Jackson-Pratt drains. You will have a drainage tube and a drainage bulb outside your skin near your surgical incision

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