Prospective controlled randomized trial on prevention of postoperative abdominal adhesions
by Icodextrin 4% solution after laparotomic operation for small bowel obstruction caused by adherences [POPA study: Prevention of Postoperative Adhesions on behalf of the World Society of Emergency Surgery].
In 3 patients, there were no pelvic or abdominal adhesions
whereas out of 39 (92.
Intra- abdominal adhesions
between previous abdominal scar and underlying organ occur commonly as a result of laparotomy15.
Due to the adherent nature of the cyst as well as multiple abdominal adhesions
this was converted to laparotomy.
The most blood loss was 1200 ml in one patient, because of the tight abdominal adhesions
around the spleen.
The employee in this case suffered from abdominal adhesions
which caused a number of absences.
Intra-operative findings included dense intra abdominal adhesions
and multiple sigmoid diverticula.
PregLem will develop the compound for the prevention of post-surgical abdominal adhesions
and endometriosis in patients with tubal ligation or comparable effective contraception.
DeWilde R , Trew G 2007 Postoperative abdominal adhesions
and their prevention in gynaecological surgery.