Laparoscopic repair of rectal prolapse: a prospective study evaluating surgical outcome and changes in symptoms and bowel function.

@article{Kellokumpu2000LaparoscopicRO,
  title={Laparoscopic repair of rectal prolapse: a prospective study evaluating surgical outcome and changes in symptoms and bowel function.},
  author={Ilmo H Kellokumpu and Jaana H Vironen and Tom M. Scheinin},
  journal={Surgical endoscopy},
  year={2000},
  volume={14 7},
  pages={634-40}
}
BACKGROUND There have been few large series that have focused on the feasibility of the laparoscopic approach for rectal prolapse. This single-institution study prospectively examines the surgical outcome and changes in symptoms and bowel function following the laparoscopic repair of rectal prolapse. METHODS In a selected group of 34 patients (total prolapse, 28; intussusception, six), 17 patients underwent laparoscopic-assisted resection rectopexy and 17 patients received a laparoscopic… CONTINUE READING

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