During enterolysis, intestinal adhesions (where
parts have stuck together and then formed an obstruction) are cut apart.
Treated with Enterolysis:
Enterolysis is performed in cases of intestinal
obstruction and intraabdominal adhesions.
There are no comparable non-surgical or surgical
alternatives to enterolysis.
Complications from Enterolysis:
Possible risks following enterolysis include
infection, bleeding, fistula formation, ileus and a negative reaction to the
anesthesia. It is also possible to experience an incisional hernia and recurrent
The prognosis for a positive end result following
enterolysis is good.