The Role of Laparoscopic Adhesiolysis in the Treatment of Patients with Chronic Abdominal Pain or Recurrent Bowel Obstruction

@inproceedings{Shayani2002TheRO,
  title={The Role of Laparoscopic Adhesiolysis in the Treatment of Patients with Chronic Abdominal Pain or Recurrent Bowel Obstruction},
  author={Vafa Shayani and Claudine Siegert and Philip Favia},
  booktitle={JSLS : Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons},
  year={2002}
}
BACKGROUND Major abdominal operations result in random and unpredictable scar tissue formation. Intraabdominal scar tissue may contribute to recurrent episodes of bowel obstruction, chronic abdominal pain, or both. Laparoscopic adhesiolysis may provide relief of symptoms in patients with prior abdominal surgery with chronic abdominal pain or recurrent bowel… CONTINUE READING