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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Morbidity and mortality of inadvertent enterotomy during adhesiotomy Br J Surg 2000; 87: 467-71.[CrossRef]
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
[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.