Functional Results of Laparoscopic Resection Rectopexy for Symptomatic Rectal Intussusception

@article{Papen2007FunctionalRO,
  title={Functional Results of Laparoscopic Resection Rectopexy for Symptomatic Rectal Intussusception},
  author={Michael von Papen and Luai H. S. Ashari and John W. Lumley and Andrew R. L. Stevenson and Russell W. Stitz},
  journal={Diseases of the Colon & Rectum},
  year={2007},
  volume={50},
  pages={50-55}
}
PurposeThis study was designed to assess the role of laparoscopic resection rectopexy for symptomatic rectal intussusception in patients who failed medical treatment. The functional outcomes of laparoscopic resection rectopexy were evaluated.MethodsPatients who underwent laparoscopic resection rectopexy for rectal intussusception between July 1998 and November 2004 were identified. All patients with obstructed defecation failing medical treatment were included. Data were prospectively collected… CONTINUE READING

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