Intervention Review

Barrier agents for adhesion prevention after gynaecological surgery

  1. Gaity Ahmad1,*,
  2. James MN Duffy2,
  3. Cindy Farquhar3,
  4. Andy Vail4,
  5. Patrick Vanderkerchove5,
  6. Andrew Watson6,
  7. David Wiseman7

Editorial Group: Cochrane Menstrual Disorders and Subfertility Group

Published Online: 23 APR 2008

Assessed as up-to-date: 19 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD000475.pub2


How to Cite

Ahmad G, Duffy JMN, Farquhar C, Vail A, Vanderkerchove P, Watson A, Wiseman D. Barrier agents for adhesion prevention after gynaecological surgery. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2008, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD000475. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD000475.pub2.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Pennine Acute NHS Trust, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Manchester, UK

  2. 2

    Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital, London, UK

  3. 3

    University of Auckland, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Auckland, New Zealand

  4. 4

    University of Manchester, Health Methodology Research Group, Salford, UK

  5. 5

    Walsgrave Hospital, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Coventry, UK

  6. 6

    Tameside General Hospital, Tameside & Glossop Acute Services NHS Trust, Ashton-Under-Lyme, Lancashire, UK

  7. 7

    Synechion Inc., Dallas, Texas, USA

*Gaity Ahmad, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Pennine Acute NHS Trust, Manchester, UK. gaityahmad@hotmail.com. gaityahmad@aol.com.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: Edited (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 23 APR 2008

SEARCH

Cited in:

CrossRef

This article has been cited by:

  1. 1
    Markus Trochsler, Guy J Maddern, Adhesion barriers for abdominal surgery: a sticky problem, The Lancet, 2014, 383, 9911, 8

    CrossRef

  2. 2
    Richard P G ten Broek, Martijn W J Stommel, Chema Strik, Cornelis J H M van Laarhoven, Frederik Keus, Harry van Goor, Benefits and harms of adhesion barriers for abdominal surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis, The Lancet, 2014, 383, 9911, 48

    CrossRef

  3. 3
    A. Gervaise, Hystéroscopie et Fertiloscopie, 2013,

    CrossRef

  4. 4
    Chirurgie coeloscopique en gynécologie, 2013,

    CrossRef

  5. 5
    J.-L. Pouly, E. Darai, C. Yazbeck, J.-L. Benifla, H. Dechaud, A. Wattiez, A. Crowe, A. Audebert, Adhérences postopératoires et leur prévention en chirurgie gynécologique : II. Comment les prévenir ?, Gynécologie Obstétrique & Fertilité, 2012, 40, 7-8, 419

    CrossRef

  6. 6
    Pietro Gambadauro, Johannes Gudmundsson, Rafael Torrejón, Intrauterine Adhesions following Conservative Treatment of Uterine Fibroids, Obstetrics and Gynecology International, 2012, 2012, 1

    CrossRef

  7. 7
    Merril T. Dayton, Daniel T. Dempsey, Gerald M. Larson, Alan R. Posner, New Paradigms in the Treatment of Small Bowel Obstruction, Current Problems in Surgery, 2012, 49, 11, 642

    CrossRef

  8. 8
    Frank I. Scott, Mark T. Osterman, Najjia N. Mahmoud, James D. Lewis, Secular trends in small-bowel obstruction and adhesiolysis in the United States: 1988–2007, The American Journal of Surgery, 2012, 204, 3, 315

    CrossRef

  9. 9
    Michael P. Diamond, Matthias Korell, Susana Martinez, Eran Kurman, Moshe Kamar, A prospective, controlled, randomized, multicenter, exploratory pilot study evaluating the safety and potential trends in efficacy of Adhexil, Fertility and Sterility, 2011, 95, 3, 1086

    CrossRef

  10. 10
    Andrea Tinelli, Antonio Malvasi, Marcello Guido, Daniel Alberto Tsin, Gernot Hudelist, Brad Hurst, Michael Stark, Liselotte Mettler, Adhesion formation after intracapsular myomectomy with or without adhesion barrier, Fertility and Sterility, 2011, 95, 5, 1780

    CrossRef

  11. 11
    Beat Schnüriger, Galinos Barmparas, Bernardino C. Branco, Thomas Lustenberger, Kenji Inaba, Demetrios Demetriades, Prevention of postoperative peritoneal adhesions: a review of the literature, The American Journal of Surgery, 2011, 201, 1, 111

    CrossRef

  12. 12
    Allison H. Maciver, Michael D. McCall, Ryan L. Edgar, Aducio L. Thiesen, David L. Bigam, Thomas A. Churchill, A.M. James Shapiro, Sirolimus drug-eluting, hydrogel-impregnated polypropylene mesh reduces intra-abdominal adhesion formation in a mouse model, Surgery, 2011, 150, 5, 907

    CrossRef

  13. 13
    H. Marret, J. Lansac, P. Gillard, La pratique chirurgicale en gynécologie obstétrique, 2011,

    CrossRef

  14. 14
    Bernhard Kraemer, Markus Wallwiener, Christoph Brochhausen, Constanze Planck, Helmut Hierlemann, Keith B. Isaacson, Taufiek K. Rajab, Christian Wallwiener, A Pilot Study of Laparoscopic Adhesion Prophylaxis after Myomectomy with a Copolymer Designed for Endoscopic Application, Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, 2010, 17, 2, 222

    CrossRef

  15. 15
    Mario M. Leitao, Graham V. Byrum, Nadeem R. Abu-Rustum, Carol L. Brown, Dennis S. Chi, Yukio Sonoda, Douglas A. Levine, Ginger J. Gardner, Richard R. Barakat, Postoperative intra-abdominal collections using a sodium hyaluronate-carboxymethylcellulose (HA-CMC) barrier at the time of laparotomy for uterine or cervical cancers, Gynecologic Oncology, 2010, 119, 2, 208

    CrossRef

  16. 16
    Mario M. Leitao, Anna Natenzon, Nadeem R. Abu-Rustum, Dennis S. Chi, Yukio Sonoda, Douglas A. Levine, Ginger J. Gardner, Richard R. Barakat, Postoperative intra-abdominal collections using a sodium hyaluronate-carboxymethylcellulose (HA-CMC) barrier at the time of laparotomy for ovarian, fallopian tube, or primary peritoneal cancers, Gynecologic Oncology, 2009, 115, 2, 204

    CrossRef

  17. 17
    L. Reyftmann, C. Dechanet, A. Amar-Hoffet, A. Flandrin, B. Hédon, H. Dechaud, Quelle place reste-t-il à la chirurgie de la reproduction ?, Journal de Gynécologie Obstétrique et Biologie de la Reproduction, 2009, 38, F35

    CrossRef

  18. 18
    Akshay Hindocha, Lawrence Beere, Sofia Dias, Andrew Watson, Gaity Ahmad, Adhesion prevention agents for gynaecological surgery: an overview of Cochrane reviews, The Cochrane Library,
  19. 19
    Julie Brown, Cindy Farquhar, Endometriosis: an overview of Cochrane Reviews, The Cochrane Library,
  20. 20
    Senthil Kumar, Peng F Wong, David J Leaper, Intra-peritoneal prophylactic agents for preventing adhesions and adhesive intestinal obstruction after non-gynaecological abdominal surgery, The Cochrane Library,