TITLE

Prevention of adhesions in gynaecological endoscopy

AUTHOR(S)
Nappi, C.; Di Spiezio Sardo, A.; Greco, E.; Guida, M.; Bettocchi, S.; Bifulco, G.
PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
Human Reproduction Update;Jul2007, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p379
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses research on the prevention of post-operative adhesions resulting from gynaecological endoscopic procedures. Attempts in reducing adhesion formation and reformation includes surgical techniques like laparoscopy, pharmacological adjuvants such as steroidal and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents and mechanical barriers like intrauterine device (IUD). Also included are predisposing and causative factors of IUD adhesion formation and the potential advantages of laparoscopic approach in reducing adhesion.
ACCESSION #
47004919

 

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