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How can hospitals prevent adhesions?

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Steps are taken during surgery to try and minimize the formation of adhesions. Some of these may include: shortening surgical time, keeping the tissues moist, gentle handling of any tissues or organs, and using starch –free and latex-free gloves.

Film-like sheets are sometimes used between organs or body surfaces after large, open surgical procedures.

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Adhesions, General and After Surgery from eMedicineHealth

Reviewed by Lisa Bernstein on May 31, 2018

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Adhesions, General and After Surgery from eMedicineHealth

Reviewed by Lisa Bernstein on May 31, 2018

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