Answers to Common General Surgery Questions

Premier Health providers answer frequently asked questions about general surgery.

Can surgery be used to help fix an abdominal adhesion?

Surgery can be used to help fix an abdominal adhesion.

When an abdominal adhesion is painful, surgery can be done to cut the band of fibrous scar tissue, according to Harvard Medical SchoolOff Site Icon (HMS).

Cutting the band detaches your organs from each other or from the abdominal wall.

Talk to your doctor for more information about how surgery can help remedy an abdominal adhesion.

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Source: James deCaestecker, DO, FACS, Gem City Surgical Associates; Daniel Taylor, MD, FACS, Miami County Surgeons; L. Stewart Lowry, MD, FACS, Miami County Surgeons; Luan Tran, MD, Miami Valley Surgery Associates; Steven Sutherin, MD, FACS, Miami Valley Surgery Associates

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