It is known, that patients undergoing major surgery have problems maintaining upright
posture after major surgery. This can be due to fall in bloodpressure, with symptoms like
dizziness, nausea/vomiting and fainting.
With this investigation, we want to prove that anaesthesia is not the decisive factor, in
patients ability to maintain upright posture after surgery.
Time Perspective: Prospective
To investigate orthostatic function, measured by Finapress
Henrik Kehlet, MD, Ph.D
dept of surgical patophysiology
Denmark: National Board of Health
OT after mastectomy