Monday, March 5, 2012

Meeting The Adhesion Slayer

My first meeting with Dr. Daniel Kruschinski (  was a bright, cold early Sunday morning. From the moment he knocked on the door and announced himself I sensed a peace come over me. I was excited and relieved all at the same time. This could be the surgeon who could put an end to the constant pain, pulling and tearing from the adhesions within my abdomen and intestines.

Dr. Kruschinski listened patiently and intensely as I explained my history with a frozen abdomen from the adhesions, surgeries and multiple hospital admissions. I was then examined, blood work was performed and I was given the usual surgical consent forms to read over and sign.

I then had an introduction with the anesthesiologist who explained his role and once again discussing previous surgical history, medications and allergies. It was comforting to know that the presurgical consultations and routines were identical to what is done prior to surgery in the USA.

I knew I was in good hands with "The Adhesion Slayer"!