Laparoscopic anterior rectopexy to the promontory for full-thickness rectal prolapse in 175 consecutive patients: short- and long-term follow-up.

@article{Faucheron2012LaparoscopicAR,
  title={Laparoscopic anterior rectopexy to the promontory for full-thickness rectal prolapse in 175 consecutive patients: short- and long-term follow-up.},
  author={Jean-Luc Faucheron and David Voirin and Romain Riboud and Pierre-Alexandre Waroquet and Jerome Noel},
  journal={Diseases of the colon and rectum},
  year={2012},
  volume={55 6},
  pages={660-5}
}
BACKGROUND There are multiple procedures to treat full-thickness rectal prolapse. No consensus exists as to the best surgical option. All procedures have a significant recurrence rate. OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to report short- and long-term technical results following laparoscopic removal of the Douglas pouch peritoneum and anterior rectopexy in patients with total rectal prolapse. DESIGN This study is a prospective evaluation of consecutive patients. SETTINGS This… CONTINUE READING
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