FDA Approves Anti-adhesion substance

The information in this article is from the Endometriosis Association Newsletter Vol. 23, No.1, 2002.

The FDA has approved the use of Gynecare Inergel Solution, a gel that is poured into the abdomnial cavity after surgery to separate organs and tissues as they heal, during laparotomies. This gel, which hopefully prevents adhesions, has been in use in Europe since 1998 during both laparotomies and laprascopies.