Reasons for Lysis Of Adhesions

When your doctor informs you that you need the Lysis Of Adhesions procedure performed it can be scary. Learn exactly what the procedure involves, the reasons it needs to be performed and what the next steps could be.

Why Lysis Of Adhesions is Performed

Alternate Names for Lysis Of Adhesions:
Cutting adhesions
Lyses of adhesions

Reasons for Procedure

Adhesions can cause:

  • Pain
  • Obstruction of the bowel
  • Infertility

This surgery can fix intestinal blockage and treat infertility caused by adhesions. It also reduces chronic abdominal pain in some individuals.


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