lysis of adhesions

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ly·sis of ad·he·sions

(lī'sis ad-hē'zhŭnz)
Surgical division of postinflammatory or postoperative adhesions, particularly abdominal (peritoneal) adhesions.
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Mechanical lysis of adhesions can provide complete resolution of symptoms.
Neither BMI nor performance of an appendectomy impacted the surgeon's time at the console; however, greater uterine weight and lysis of adhesions significantly lengthened operating time.
Additionally, this device is an effective tool for lysis of adhesions in the middle ear cavity.
The new LCS-5 may be used for many videoscopic procedures such as: Nissen fundoplication for gastroesophageal reflux disease, laparoscopically assisted hysterectomy, cholecystectomy, excision of endometrial implants, lysis of adhesions and myomectomy.
The 510(k) clearance allows the company to market Coblation-based surgical devices for a variety of specific indications, including cholecystectomy, lysis of adhesions, upper and general gastrointestinal procedures, breast biopsy, hysterectomy, myomectomy, salpingo-oophorectomy, endometriosis, and other common procedures (representing 21 different surgical indications).