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A systematic review of the literature on the surgical management of recurrent rectal prolapse
There are no available guidelines to support surgical decision‐making in recurrent rectal prolapse. This systematic review evaluated the results of abdominal or perineal surgery for recurrent rectalExpand
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Prospective randomized clinical trial assessing the efficacy of a short course of intravenously administered amoxicillin plus clavulanic acid followed by oral antibiotic in patients with
IntroductionMedical treatment of uncomplicated acute diverticulitis is not standardized, and there is an enormous diversity in clinical practice. Our aim was to demonstrate that uncomplicatedExpand
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Quality of Life Differences in Female and Male Patients with Fecal Incontinence
Background/Aims To explore and compare quality of life (QoL) differences in female and male patients with fecal incontinence. Methods Ninety-one patients with fecal incontinence (60 women, mean (SD)Expand
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Clinical application of the LARS score: results from a pilot study
PurposeThe impact of the low anterior resection syndrome (LARS) on quality of life has underscored the importance of measuring functional outcomes after treatment for rectal cancer. The aim of thisExpand
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Gracilis muscle interposition for rectovaginal and anovaginal fistula repair: a systematic literature review
Repair of rectovaginal fistula (RVF) is associated with high recurrence. For this reason gracilis muscle interposition is increasingly being used.
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Short‐term outcome of percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation for low anterior resection syndrome: results of a pilot study
Percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation (PTNS) is a minimally invasive procedure which has been demonstrated to be effective in faecal/urinary incontinence but has never been tested in low anteriorExpand
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Imaging of Pelvic Floor Disorders: Are We Underestimating Gravity?
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The influence of obesity and body mass index on the outcome of laparoscopic colorectal surgery: a systematic literature review
The relationship between obesity, body mass index (BMI) and laparoscopic colorectal resection is unclear. Our object was to assess systematically the available evidence to establish the influence ofExpand
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Post-transplant lymphoma in a liver allograft
We describe the development of a lymphoma in a liver allograft shortly after orthotopic liver transplantation. Aspiration and core biopsies of the nodule were persistently negative so that aExpand
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