Delorme's transrectal excision for internal rectal prolapse. Patient selection, technique, and three-year follow-up.

@article{Berman1990DelormesTE,
  title={Delorme's transrectal excision for internal rectal prolapse. Patient selection, technique, and three-year follow-up.},
  author={Irwin R Berman and Melanie S. Harris and M B Rabeler},
  journal={Diseases of the colon and rectum},
  year={1990},
  volume={33 7},
  pages={573-80}
}
Surgical therapy of functional outlet obstruction in patients with internal rectal intussusception may include abdominal, perineal, or transrectal procedures. Because abdominal procedures often result in significant physiologic impact but unrelieved constipation, the authors have elected Delorme's transrectal excision for management of these patients. Since a short-term "placebo" effect attends many therapies, this report describes results of transrectal excision only after a three-year… CONTINUE READING

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