Awesome pics. Ice becomes your best friend. That long incision is going to bother you, mildly, for years until the nerves reconnect. Sounds like you have a good surgeon though with checking for infection before it's too late. Conservative is almost always good with Docs.
R1200RT (R1100RT gone)
KLR650 - gone
Don't be the guy who needs to pee on the fence to figure out that it's electrified.