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The researchers found that patients whose peritoneum was surgically closed following their first delivery were significantly less likely to have developed abdominal adhesions: 52 percent of patients with prior closure had adhesions versus 73 percent of non-closure patients.
Post-operative adhesions are the most common cause of small bowel obstruction," said Professor Ellis.
Adhesions formed as a result of endometriosis surgery and re-formation of adhesions to the ovaries and fallopian tubes are a huge problem.
announced today that the Company has begun a clinical trial for the SprayGel(TM) Adhesion Barrier System.
Six months after the adhesions were cut, 91% of the women reported a significant reduction in gastrointestinal symptoms and/or pelvic pain.
FzioMed's Oxiplex/SP is a bioabsorbable gel for use in reducing epidural post-surgical adhesions following discectomy, laminectomy, and laminotomy procedures in spine surgery.
Millions of people each year undergo surgery that can result in complications due to adhesions, and yet there is no adhesion barrier product available in the U.
The ability to limit or eliminate adhesions is one of the most significant advances in medicine, and it's something people have been trying to do for decades, if not longer," said symposium instructor Steven D.
In a separate in-depth survey of 13 gynecologic surgeons on their perceptions about the problem of adhesions, Diamond and other researchers found that reducing adhesions by 10 percent or more was thought to increase the likelihood of pregnancy and reduce the incidence of chronic pelvic pain, Diamond said in an interview.
We are offering a product that can improve surgical outcomes for the millions of women each year who undergo pelvic surgery that could be complicated by adhesions.
General Division's (Nasdaq: GENZ) Seprafilm(TM) bioresorbable membrane had 37 percent fewer adhesions to the uterus than patients who were not treated with the membrane, according to data from a pivotal multi-center clinical study to be presented Friday at a meeting of the European Society for Gynaecological Endoscopy in Brussels, Belgium.
The first 5 to 7 days are most influential for adhesion formation, and it is questionable whether any new adhesions form after that period.