Pathologic bands of scar tissue that form between two previously separated structures within the abdomen
Adhesions most commonly occur between:
Foreign Body (i.e. ...
SBO in patients without a history of abdomin...
Nasogastric decompression for patients with suspected partial SBO without specific indications for surgery (6)[A]
Performed for symptomatic complications ...
Patient should have continued follow up with primary physician
Referral to surgical evaluation should be made if bowel obstruction is suspected or found on imaging
Diamond MP, Burns EL, Accomando B, et al. Seprafilm(®) adhesion barrier: (2) a review of the clinical literature on intraabdominal use. Gynecol Surg.
K66.0 Peritoneal adhesions (postprocedural) (postinfection)
30689000 Adhesion of abdominal wall
Abdominal adhesions result primarily from abdominal infection or trauma (including surgery).
Most adhesions are asymptomatic; the most common complication is bowel obstruction (partial ...
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