Re: UPDATE ON BARBARA PAUL'S SURGERY OF 8/21 - THERE IS HOPE
From: Karla (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Sun Sep 17 21:31:22 2000
As far as I know Bev is the person on this list that had her surgery the
longest ago. Her's was approximately a year and a half ago. I do know that
Dr. Reich has changed the procedure he used several years ago and that Bev
is probably one of the earliest since having done so.
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Subject: Re: UPDATE ON BARBARA PAUL'S SURGERY OF 8/21 - THERE IS HOPE
> 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
> not had reoccurring adhesions? Thanks so much.
> >From: DWRon@aol.com (Ron/Barbara Paul)
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> >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
> >wonderful doctors.
> >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