Consensus conference on the stapled transanal rectal resection (STARR) for disordered defaecation.

  title={Consensus conference on the stapled transanal rectal resection (STARR) for disordered defaecation.},
  author={Marvin L. Corman and Alfonso Carriero and Thorolf Hager and Alexander Herold and D. G. Jayne and Paul Antoine Lehur and Davide Lomanto and Agostino Longo and Anders F. Mellgren and John Nicholls and Per-Olof Nystr{\"o}m and Anthony J. Senagore and Angelo Stuto and S D Wexner},
  journal={Colorectal disease : the official journal of the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland},
  volume={8 2},
An international working party was convened in Rome, Italy on 16-17 June, 2005, with the purpose of developing a consensus on the application of the circular stapling instrument to the treatment of certain rectal conditions, the so-called Stapled Transanal Rectal Resection (STARR). Since the procedure has been submitted to only limited objective analysis it was felt prudent to hold a meeting of interested individuals for the purpose of evaluating the current status and to make conclusions and… CONTINUE READING

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