What is Lysis Of Adhesions

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Lysis Of Adhesions Definition


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

Definition

Adhesions are scars that form within the body. They usually form in the abdomen or pelvis. Adhesions develop naturally after surgery as part of the healing process. They can also develop after infection or any other inflammatory process, such as:

  • Appendicitis

Lysis of adhesions is the process of cutting scar tissue within the body. This is done to restore normal function and reduce pain.


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