Low incidence of adhesion-related bowel obstruction after laparoscopic colorectal surgery.

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BACKGROUND Postoperative adhesions are a major cause of morbidity, accounting for approximately 5% of the readmissions of surgical patients. Bowel obstruction is attributed to adhesions in more than half of the cases, many of which are following colon and rectal surgery. Laparoscopic surgery has the potential advantage of reduced adhesion formation owing to… (More)

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@article{Rosin2007LowIO, title={Low incidence of adhesion-related bowel obstruction after laparoscopic colorectal surgery.}, author={Danny Rosin and Oded Zmora and Aviad Hoffman and Marat Khaikin and Barak Bar Zakai and Yaron Munz and Moshe Shabtai and Amram Ayalon}, journal={Journal of laparoendoscopic & advanced surgical techniques. Part A}, year={2007}, volume={17 5}, pages={604-7} }