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ARD  Education & Awareness index

Section One:
A Patient's Guide to Adhesions & Related Pain 
Dr. David Wiseman PhD, MRPharms

  • What are Adhesions?
  • The Magnitude of the Problem of Adhesions
  • Adhesions and Chronic Pelvic Pain (CPP)
  • Do Men Get Adhesions?
  • Conclusion: You Are Not Alone 

  • Abdominal Adhesions
    Written by Dr. Reich.
  • What Are the Symptoms of Adhesions?
  • Background:  Historical Understanding, Causes & Frequency Data
  • Minimally Invasive Treatments
  • Laparascopic Peritoneal Cavity Adhesiolysis
  • Typical Surgical Plan for Extensive Enterolysis

  • The Womens Surgery Group Adhesions Overview
    The Peritoneum
    An adhesion is:
    Occurence of Adhesions After Laparatomy and Laparoscopy

    Section 2:
  • Denovo adhesions occur as a result 
  • Introduction to Adhesion Formation 
  • Overview of Pelvic Conditions 
  • The Magnitude of the Problem of Adhesions 
  • Pathophysiology of Adhesion Development

  • By Dr. Diamond 

    Section 3:
  • Abdominal/Pelvic Pain Can Occur After Surgery:
  • Adhesions Can Cause Pain:
  • Bowel obstruction:
  • Endometriosis:
  • Can adhesions be prevented:
  • Knowing What to Ask:
  • You'll also want to know:
  • Choosing a Surgeon Many sources can help you find a surgeon:
  • Once you've compiled a list of two or three possible surgeons, ask the following questions about each one:
  • You'll also want to know:
  • Getting a Second Opinion:

  • Section 4:
  • Denovo Adhesions Occur as a result of
  • Blunt Trauma
  • Bladder Trauma
  • Gall Bladder & Gynecological Surgery
  • Endometriosis Pain with Diagram
  • Increases in Operative Adhesive, etc
  • Pain after Surgery
  • Pain Following Radiation

  • Section 5:
  • Weight & Smoking in Relationship to Medical Intervention and a Laporoscopy 

    Sites of Adhesion Formation
    Post Surgical Nueropathy
    What Are Adhesions
    Never Let This Happen To YOU!

    Section 6:
  • “Uterine Artery Embolization Procedure"
  • Uterine Artery Embolization
  • What is Uterine Artery Embolization
  • History of Uterine Artery Embolization

    Section 7:
    iatrogenic What does the word mean
    Iatrogenic Editorial
    Iatrogenic Peritonitis
    The American Iatrogenic Association
    Section 8:
    Fibroids occur in as many as 80 percent of women
    Endometrial Ablation Group

    Section 9:
    New guidelines for severe or persistent constipation
    Constipation and Adhesions
     NIH Adhesion Study November 2005
     Adhesions What are they
     Bowel Obstruction

    Section 10
    The story of Endogyn's "Das Hook!"

    The Endogate Papers
    Exposing the facts of what goes on behind the doors of 
    Endogyn, Emma-Klinic, Seligenstadt, Germany
    Institut für Endoskopische Gynäkologie 
     Head: Daniel Kruschinski, MD

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