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Adhesions? Preventing them Post-Hysterectomy?

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I already had an emergency second surgery caused by adhesions from my hysterectomy. What can I do to prevent adhesions from forming again?


Answered by Keita Sakon M.D.
"That is a tough one. We do our best to prevent adhesions during surgery, by using meticulous techniques to prevent scar tissues, or using adehsion barriers such as seprafilm. There is nothing YOU can do to make things better and additional surgeries to prevent adhesions may not be effective and the surgery itself can cause adhesions. It may be a good idea to get a second opinion from a different surgeon and preferrably bring your medical records/photos from previous surgeries to see if anything can be done."




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05-19-2011 - 09:54 AM


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