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Is arthroscopic capsular release and lysis of adhesion surgery for the same procedure?

Is arthroscopic capsular release and lysis of adhesion surgery for the same procedure?

Yes: For an ORS arthroscopic capsular release( with or without gentle manipulation under general anesthesia) is the same as lysis... Unless you have had previous shoulder surgery and the 'lysis' involves removing scar tissue from subacromial space or rotator interval , etc. Ask your surgeon!best of luck !! ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Deberardino
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Arthroscopy (Definition)

Arthroscopy is minimally invasive joint surgery, commonly used for the knee & shoulder, but also for the ankle, hip, wrist, elbow and other joints. A camera with a fiber optic cable is attached to a video screen placed thru a 1 cm incision and other instruments are introduced thru other small incisions to do the work required. The small incisions allow for quicker ...Read more


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What is non-arthroscopic lysis and lavage?

See below: Lavage is usually a procedure in which fluid is run through something, lysis means to break apart, arthroscopic means to insert a small camera into a joint for visualization. So a "non arthroscopic" lavage means they probably inserted arthroscopic cannulas into a joint and ran fluid through but did not visualize the joint with a scope. ...Read more

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Lysis of labial adhesions how they do it?

Lysis of labial adhesions how they do it?

Surgical separation: Labial adhesions or vaginal synechia where labia of both sides get adherent in midline , causing urinary symptoms , seen in prepubertial females , surgically dissected and separated , also occasionally seen in sexually inactive females and elderly. Initial non surgical treatment done with estrogen ; steroid creams ...Read more

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Just had lysis of adhesions. How long before pain will go away? Abdominal adhesions were extensive. On pain meds.

Just had lysis of adhesions. How long before pain will go away? Abdominal adhesions were extensive. On pain meds.

Depends: If the lysis was done for pain, not sure it will help your pain, specially if its same pain as before surgery. If done for a bowel obstruction, then you should get better, sometimes it takes 4-6 weeks to get back to normal after an "open" operation. Contrary to what is often said, specially by gyns, adhesions to bowel do not cause pain unless they also kink and obstruct the bowel. ...Read more

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I had a laparoscopic appendectomy and lysis of adhesions done 12 days ago. I feel weak and nauseated daily. Is this normal? Is recovery longer?

I had a laparoscopic appendectomy and lysis of adhesions done 12 days ago. I feel weak and nauseated daily. Is this normal?  Is recovery longer?

Will recover soon: Type of surgery you have, return of bowel function will take couple of wks, you will feel better in wk or so, please speak to your surgeon. ...Read more

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Are there any new treatments or drugs that can help with tumor lysis syndrome?

Are there any new treatments or drugs that can help with tumor lysis syndrome?

Yes there are: There are a few good drugs which can prevent tumor lysis syndrome when they are used early on, along with the chemotherapy. Most of these stop production of uric acid and there is a brand new one released a couple of years back and it works wonders. ...Read more

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Whats "tumor lysis syndrome"?

Whats "tumor lysis syndrome"?

All cells contain: Complex products which are digested into metabolites like uric acid. When an effective treatment kills an abundance of cells, these are released and need to be purged with saline fluids to avoid excess potassium, uric acid, and othe by-products that could result in kidney failure. ...Read more

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What is the side effects of RBC lysis?

What is the side effects of RBC lysis?

Hemolysis effects: Hemolysis inside the body means ruptured red cells releasing hemoglobin etc and if significant may lead to anemia, jaundice, or uncontrolled clots. These are often caused by infections, such as streptococci, heart valves, sickle cells or similarHemoglobinopathies, or giving intravenously dilute solutions,etc. Outside the body, in blood draw, lab values may be altered. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Aranson
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Adhesions (Definition)

Adhesions is a condition in which two or more organs or organ surfaces are stuck together. Adhesions are common after surgery or infection, in which the healing response causes scar tissue to connect organs that normally should slide around freely. Adhesions can cause symptoms such as abdominal ...Read more