Extensive Intra-abdominal Adhesions

  • Jason Lei
  • David E. RivadeneiraEmail author


Adhesions come in all different forms, some wispy, some vascular, and others dense. Having a clear understanding of various approaches to handle these adhesions is critical to avoid additional complications such as enterotomy, fistula formation, and sepsis.


Adhesions Hydrodissection Adhesiolysis 

Suggested Reading

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    ten Broek R, et al. Epidemiology and prevention of postsurgical adhesions revisited. Ann Surg. 2016;263(1):12–9.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Virtua Medical Center, Department of Colon and Rectal SurgeryVorheesUSA
  2. 2.Surgical Strategic InitiativesNorthwell HealthNew Hyde ParkUSA
  3. 3.Surgical Services and Colorectal SurgeryHuntington HospitalHuntingtonUSA
  4. 4.Hofstra University-Northwell School of MedicineHempsteadUSA

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