Re: UPDATE ON BARBARA PAUL'S SURGERY OF 8/21 - THERE IS HOPE
From: Linda Halford (email@example.com)
Sun Sep 17 21:10:50 2000
I'm presuming you had your surgery August 2000. Does anyone know patients
who have had Adhesiolysis by Drs. Reich and Redan several years ago and have
not had reoccurring adhesions? Thanks so much.
>From: DWRon@aol.com (Ron/Barbara Paul)
>To: Multiple recipients of list ADHESIONS
>Subject: UPDATE ON BARBARA PAUL'S SURGERY OF 8/21 - THERE IS HOPE
>Date: Sun, 17 Sep 2000 17:37:00 -0500
>Drs. Reich and Redan performed surgery on Barbara on Aug. 21. She
>suffered from very severe,but localized tugging pain that 25 mg. of
>morphine did not relieve. We tried everything including magnets and
>acupuncture. The pain clinic we had gone to referred us back to our
>surgeon(for the 4th time),but we decided that we would go to Drs. Reich
>and Redan. The surgery did not take very long(we expected 4-5 hours and
>it took only an hour and a half). The doctors removed her gall bladder
>and lysed only a few adhesions. She was fine for about 5 days after the
>surgery and then the pain returned!! We were frantic and called the
>doctors' office in Pennsylvania. They told us it was too early to be
>frustrated. They suggested a bland diet and Mylanta for a few days. AND
>THE PAIN IS NOW GONE!!!!
>Barbara had been suffering terribly before the operation.
>THERE IS HOPE. Those who suffer should consider consulting these
>Dr. Redan continued to contact Barbara after the surgery by e-mail to
>see how she is doing. He has always answered my e-mail inquiries as
>We hope to continue on a path of recovery and good health.
>Barbara & Ron Paul