Predisposing factors to post-operative adhesion development.

  title={Predisposing factors to post-operative adhesion development.},
  author={Chelsea N. Fortin and Ghassan M. Saed and Michael Peter Diamond},
  journal={Human reproduction update},
  volume={21 4},
BACKGROUND Adhesion development is the most common sequelae of intra-abdominal and pelvic surgery and represents a significant, yet poorly understood, cause of morbidity among post-operative patients. It remains unclear, for example, exactly why adhesions form more frequently in certain tissues and/or patients, or at specific locations within them, as opposed to others. This review contributes to the growing knowledge pool by elucidating factors that potentially predispose to the development of… CONTINUE READING
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