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2014-07-03 23:05:37

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Anti-Adhesion Products markets. Global market for Anti-Adhesion Products is projected to reach US$2.1 billion by 2020, driven by the growing focus on reducing the economic cost and healthcare burden caused by post-surgical adhesion complications. San Jose, California (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn. – Post-surgical tissue adhesion is often the result of the formation of scar tissue between tissues and organs....

2012-01-27 08:00:00

With the number of women having cesarean sections on the rise, the risk of post-operative abdominal scar tissue, or adhesions, among mothers may also be increasing. Adhesion Related Disorder activist Karen Steward today joined the call for obstetricians to consider the risk of adhesion-related complications when recommending cesarean versus vaginal delivery. (PRWEB) January 27, 2012 Author and activist Karen Steward today responded to an article published in the December 2011 issue of the...

2010-08-11 01:58:00

GENEVA, August 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- PregLem, the Swiss specialty biopharmaceutical company focused on women's reproductive medicine, announces a world-wide, exclusive in licensing agreement for Bentamapimod, a novel, orally active, Jun Kinase Inhibitor (JNK-I AS602801) from Merck Serono for an undisclosed amount. PregLem will develop the compound for the prevention of post-surgical abdominal adhesions and endometriosis in patients with tubal ligation or comparable effective...

2009-12-21 22:28:45

The risk of complications and early death after commonly performed abdominal surgical procedures appears to be higher among older adults, according to a report in the December issue of Archives of Surgery, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. It is estimated that one in six Americans will be age 65 or older by 2020 and that 15 percent of this population will be older than age 85, according to background information in the article. "Approximately 2 million older Americans undergo abdominal...


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Laparoscopy
2013-03-04 09:24:55

A laparoscopy is an invasive surgical procedure used in abdominal area but is much less invasive than the preceding methods. Small incisions are made in the abdomen or pelvic area in which the camera and tools are introduced to perform the surgery or inspect the area. The method before the laparoscopy involved cutting open the area completely with longer healing time and more complications. Although in the pediatric populations, abscesses have a tendency to form around the incision sites....

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