D.J. Hayden’s Abdominal Surgery Is a Minor Concern, Likely Stems from Adhesions

May 28, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

D.J. Hayden's inspiring story hit a small speed bump on Tuesday when Vic Tafur of the San Francisco Chronicle reported the first-rounder was hospitalized with an abdominal injury.
According to Steve Corkran of the Bay Area News Group, Hayden underwent a surgical procedure to clear out abdominal scar tissue.
Most importantly, Sam Farmer of the Los Angeles Times then mentioned the surgery was unrelated to the previous heart injury and subsequent surgery that almost took Hayden's life.
Though precise medical details are unavailable to the public, speculation suggests Hayden's most recent concern stems from an unavoidable complication of abdominal surgery: adhesions.
What are adhesions? First, let's review Hayden's path so far.
As NFL.com's Andrea Kremer wrote in April, concern over internal bleeding forced doctors to cut into Hayden's abdomen to look for the source, as when bleeding is extensive enough, direct visualization is sometimes the only way to determine f...

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