>----- Original Message -----
From: "Janet Karam" <email@example.com> To: "Multiple recipients of list ADHESIONS" <firstname.lastname@example.org> Sent: Thursday, February 22, 2001 5:13 PM Subject: Re: Why is my surgeon giving me such a hard time?
> Dear Sue,
> I hope the response of others has comforted and helped you, many of us
have > experienced this rejection. I did myself by my surgeon who preformed my
last > adhesiolysis over a year ago. I went to his office and was charged $70
> simply for him to tell me "No", he would only perform that procedure once
on > me.
> I think Helen D. and Mary Wade say it best when they say these docs have
> probably saved us from another surgery that would make us worse...they've
> seen their skilled hands didn't make us better, and they know they will
not > get better results.
> My general surgeon was acclaime one of Denver' best, and every nurse I
came > in contact with, recommended him highly...does this mean he is
knowledgeable > in the treatment and prevention of adhesions? No, in my case, he snipped
> them, left blood in my abdominal cavity, and only left me to grow more.
> I am glad now that he told me "No" last September, I am grateful through
> this site that I have found doctors who are specialized in the lysing and
> prevention of adhesions.
> Still, I remember leaving his office, barely able to hold back the tears.
We > are all so vulnerable, and sometimes so desperate...those days come where
> I've felt I just can't take this one more day...but then I keep on, and
look > to others and find hope.