Re: adhesions & seprafilm

From: Shali (
Thu Jul 12 20:25:29 2007

And they have to quit thinking that the something else is another barrier! They need to correct the body chemistry so they dont grow at all, otherwise they can create all the barriers they want!

At Sun, 8 Jul 2007, IAS Admin wrote: >
>From: [] On Behalf Of
>Kelly Murray
>Sent: Wednesday, July 04, 2007 11:25 PM
>Subject: Re: adhesions & seprafilm
>I had the spray gel used and some people feel they are in good shape. I do
>not. I think they are going to have to come up with something else.
>I am also on disability. Can you work part-time and not lose all of your

>>>----- Original Message -----
>To: Multiple recipients of list ADHESIONS
>Sent: Tuesday, July 03, 2007 6:51 PM
>Subject: Re: adhesions & seprafilm
>I had my 27th obstuction in May 2006 which again ended in open surgical
>repair. They did use seprafilm. I can't say how well it has or hasn't
>worked, as I haven't had any obstruction now for 14months, yet i suffer
>regularly from debilitating abdominal spasms and pain. If you HAVE to have
>surgery for an obstruction, then it doesn't hurt to put the seprafilm
>inside. But I wouldn't recommend ever having surgery just for the
>adhesions. I used to think that was the answer to my pain, when in fact
the >only thing it did was create more adhesions, led to more obstructions and I
>have more pain and problems now than ever before. My first obstruction was
>in 1990. I' ve had 26 more since. I've had a total of 34 surgical
>procedures over the past 17 years. It rough..I know how all of you feel.
>I've been on disability now since 2003...finally got approved SSD in 2005.
>I'm actually hoping to attempt a part time job soon ! and am praying my
>health and intestines work with me to perhaps start moving towards getting
>my life back. You couldn't pay me to have surgery to remove adhesions ever
>again, unless I was obstructed and my life was in danger.
>I have fabulous doctors here in Chicago if anyone ever needs a
>Take care all.
>> At Thu, 28 Jun 2007, Rose wrote:
>> >
>> >Hi Has anyone had open surgery to remove adhesions and seprafilm sheets
>> >(adhesion barrier put in), how did it work out? Rosemary
>> >
>> >--
>> >Rosemary

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