Re: X-ray and ultrasound detections- lesa

From: Jo Eslick (
Thu Jan 24 20:34:41 2002


Exciting news, hopefully one day in the not too distant future, a very experienced ultrasound technician will be able to detect evidence of adhesions.  I had another ultrasound just two weeks ago and we were talking about my book.  I asked her about this and she said the technology is getting better all the time, and she said their are some very specialised technicians that claim they can pin point adhesions.  Lets keep our fingers crossed that this is fine tuned soon, so that instead of a cut, we will simply need an ultrasound to confirm what we the sufferers already know..... where the adhesions & pain actually is!

love & hugs


>To: Multiple recipients of list ADHESIONS
>Subject: Re: X-ray and ultrasound detections
>Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2002 21:38:11 -0600
>Unfortunately adhesions cannot be detected by ultrasound, MRI, CT Scan or any
>other kind of xray...only through a "look see" either by laparoscopy ( a
>scope) or by laparatomy (cutting). This is, unfortunate, but true. It's
>hard to believe in this day and age there isn't a test to show them.

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