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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....

2013-01-03 05:00:52

Dr. Amanda Rice joins with Clear Passage Physical Therapy to research conditions previously treated only with major surgery or drugs. Gainesville, FL (PRWEB) January 02, 2013 Few things are more exciting for a scientist than being at the door of major life-saving advances in medicine. Dr. Amanda Rice, who joined Clear Passage Physical Therapy® as the group´s in-house researcher in December 2012, finds herself in a key role in healthcare advances that are saving lives and improving...

2012-12-22 05:00:33

A guide published in December 2012 by Clear Passage Physical Therapy® provides an extensive overview of diet guidelines for people with digestive problems, including those with recurring, life-threatening bowel obstruction. Gainesville, FL (PRWEB) December 21, 2012 For people with digestive disorders or bowel obstruction, eating the wrong foods can create major problems, or even be life-threatening. To help clarify diet choices, Clear Passage Physical Therapy® has developed a...

2012-10-11 04:00:54

Synechion, Inc., a research and consulting company specializing in the prevention of adhesions - internal scars causing pain and other complications - has announced the formation of a new company, KevMed, LLC to commercialize break-through innovations for the treatment of chronic pelvic pain and related disorders. Over 15 million patients in the U.S. suffer from chronic pelvic pain with very few effective treatment options currently available. Dallas, TX, (PRWEB) October 10, 2012 Synechion...

2012-10-09 22:44:31

Patients who drank coffee, rather than water, after bowel surgery to remove a part of their colon experienced a quicker return to bowel movements and tolerance of solid food. Those are two of the key findings of a comparative study of 80 patients, carried out at University Hospital Heidelberg, Germany, and published in the surgical journal BJS. "Post-operative bowel obstruction is a common problem after abdominal surgery and the aim of this study was to test our theory that coffee would...

2012-10-03 23:00:49

In honor of Adhesion Related Disorders Awareness Month, Clear Passage Physical Therapy is launching the “Sharing Is Caring” giveaway and social media awareness campaign. Gainesville, FL (PRWEB) October 02, 2012 In honor of Adhesion Related Disorder Awareness Month (September), the online community is asked to share an inspirational video of stories and testimonials about a hands-on therapy that can serve as a relatively inexpensive surgery alternative for people with adhesions....

2012-06-11 23:03:58

Clear Passage Physical Therapy® has launched a mobile version of its website. Viewable on smartphones and tablet devices, the mobile-ready website will help the nearly 30% of web visitors who request information or services via mobile devices. Clear Passage is a unique network of U.S.-based physical therapy clinics that has sparked huge interest as a result of its non-surgical, drug-free therapy for infertility, bowel obstruction and chronic pain. Gainesville, FL (PRWEB) June 11, 2012...

2012-05-11 23:02:10

Author and activist Karen Steward responded today to an article published in the February 2012 issue of "Nursing for Women's Health" stating that adhesions, or bands of internal scar tissue, caused by abdominal hysterectomy are a leading cause of small bowel obstruction among women who have had this operation. Steward, an advocate for patients with Adhesion Related Disorder (ARD), shared the author's concern that women who are having a hysterectomy are not being informed of the high risk of...

2012-05-08 23:02:52

Author and adhesion activist Karen Steward today announced that Angela Patterson of Hillsborough, New Jersey had adhesion surgery in Germany with Dr. Daniel Kruschinski, the German surgeon whose innovative approach to adhesiolysis allowed Steward´s daughter to recover from fourteen years of adhesion pain. (PRWEB) May 07, 2012 After years of suffering from abdominal pain caused by scar tissue that formed following an appendectomy at the age of 19, Angela Patterson of Hillsborough, New...

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Duodenal Atresia
2013-07-19 15:38:56

Duodenal atresia is a congenital closure of the lumen of the duodenum, which is the first portion of the small intestine and is separated from the stomach by the pyloric sphincter. During fetal development, the duodenum develops from the posterior portion of the foregut and the anterior portion of the midgut. The liver and pancreas originate from the diverticulum arising from the ventral part of the duodenum, and the bile duct runs along the ventral free side of the duodenum. Rotation and...

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