J Minim Invasive Surg.  2020 Jun;23(2):65-66. 10.7602/jmis.2020.23.2.65.

Laparoscopic Adhesiolysis for Small Bowel Obstruction: Effective Alternatives or Immoderate Challenge?

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  • 1Department of Surgery, Chuncheon Sacred Heart Hospital, Hallym University College of Medicine, Chuncheon, Korea

Abstract

Laparoscopic lysis for intraperitoneal adhesion should be performed only in selective patients with small bowel obstruction by experienced surgeons. Current evidence is insufficient to postulate that laparoscopic surgery is safe and effective alternative treatment option for small bowel obstruction.

Keyword

Laparoscopy; Small intestine; Intestinal obstruction; Tissue adhesions
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