Endoscopic fixation of the rectum for rectal prolapse: a feasibility and survival experimental study

@article{Milsom2011EndoscopicFO,
  title={Endoscopic fixation of the rectum for rectal prolapse: a feasibility and survival experimental study},
  author={Jeffrey W. Milsom and Koiana I Trencheva and Raghava S. Pavoor and Joseph D Dirocco and Parul J. Shukla and Junichiro Kawamura and Toyooki Sonoda},
  journal={Surgical Endoscopy},
  year={2011},
  volume={25},
  pages={3691-3697}
}
In recent years, there has been considerable interest in developing technology as well as techniques that could widen the therapeutic horizons of endoscopy. Rectal prolapse, a benign localized condition causing considerable morbidity, could be an excellent focus for new endoscopic therapies. The aim of this study was to assess the feasibility and safety of endoluminal fixation of the rectum to the anterior abdominal wall, after pushing it up inside the body, using an in vivo animal model. We… CONTINUE READING

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