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Prevention of postoperative adhesions

  • W. H. Utian

Abstract

I had hoped to say ‘Eureka! I have got it!’ in referring to an effective and safe adjuvant for the prevention of postoperative adhesions. Regrettably and truthfully this is not the case. Indeed, I would have been wiser to have entitled this presentation ‘The Practical and Logistical Problems Encountered in Testing Adjuvants for Prevention of Postoperative Adhesions’. I will expand on this aspect shortly in relation to my own experience with the high molecular weight dextrans.

Keywords

Adhesion Formation Postoperative Adhesion Pelvic Adhesion Adhesion Prevention American Fertility Society 
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