adhesiotomy


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ad·he·si·ot·o·my

 (ăd-hē′zē-ŏt′ə-mē)
n. pl. ad·he·si·ot·o·mies
Surgical division or separation of adhesions.
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11] Surgical open resection of adhesions, cyst excision or laparoscopic adhesiotomy may be performed in patients with acute or chronic abdominal or pelvic pain, infertility, dyspareunia, tenesmus and urinary frequency.
Van der Krabben AA, Dijkstra FR, Nieuwenhuijzen M, Reijnen MM, Schaapveld M, van Goor H 2000 Morbidity and mortality of inadvertent enterotomy during adhesiotomy British Journal of Surgery 87 (4) 467-471