Miguel Blas-Franco

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Surgical management of complete rectal prolapse is challenging. We present our results with the novel technique stapled transanal longitudinal posterior proctectomy (STALPP) in patients with complete rectal prolapse. We performed a retrospective study in two hospitals from January 2005 to December 2012. Twenty-one patients with complete rectal prolapse were(More)
BACKGROUND Radiologically guided percutaneous drainage has proven to be simple and effective and currently is considered the gold standard of care with success rates between 80 and 87%. However, not all abscesses are amenable to or will resolve with percutaneous drainage. The purpose of this study is to report our 1-year initial experience with laparoscopic(More)
BACKGROUND Few cases have been reported in children and adolescents of sigmoid diverticulitis. Most of the case reports in medical literature are associated with true congenital diverticula and genetic diseases of collagen synthesis. CLINICAL CASE 13 year-old female who was admitted to General and Endoscopic Surgery service with diagnosis of complicated(More)
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