Analysis of patients with poor outcome of rectocele repair.

  title={Analysis of patients with poor outcome of rectocele repair.},
  author={Jet H. van Dam and Wim C. J. Hop and W. Rudolph Schouten},
  journal={Diseases of the colon and rectum},
  volume={43 11},
PURPOSE The aim of the present study was to analyze the prognostic value of clinical data and physiologic tests in patients undergoing rectocele repair for obstructed defecation. METHODS Between 1988 and 1996, 89 consecutive female patients with obstructed defecation caused by a rectocele were enrolled in the study. Median age at time of presentation was 55 (range, 35-81) years. All patients underwent a combined transvaginal and transanal rectocele repair. End evaluation to assess long-term… CONTINUE READING

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