Clinical and physiologic outcomes after transvaginal rectocele repair.

@article{Yamana2006ClinicalAP,
  title={Clinical and physiologic outcomes after transvaginal rectocele repair.},
  author={Tetsuo Yamana and Tomoko Tazawa Takahashi and Junichi Iwadare},
  journal={Diseases of the colon and rectum},
  year={2006},
  volume={49 5},
  pages={661-7}
}
PURPOSE This study was designed to evaluate the clinical and physiologic outcomes after transvaginal rectocele repair. METHODS Between June 2000 and January 2003, 30 females (mean age, 62 (range, 45-78) years) with a symptomatic large rectocele (>3 cm) underwent transvaginal rectocele repair (anterior levatorplasty). Six months after surgery, a physiologic evaluation was performed by using defecography (depth of rectocele) and anorectal manometry (maximum resting pressure, maximum squeeze… CONTINUE READING

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