Laparoscopic ventral rectopexy for fecal incontinence associated with high-grade internal rectal prolapse.

@article{Gosselink2013LaparoscopicVR,
  title={Laparoscopic ventral rectopexy for fecal incontinence associated with high-grade internal rectal prolapse.},
  author={Martijn Pieter Gosselink and Saroja Adusumilli and Kim J. Gorissen and Simona Fourie and Jurriaan Benjamin Tuynman and Oliver Jones and Chris Cunningham and Ian Lindsey},
  journal={Diseases of the colon and rectum},
  year={2013},
  volume={56 12},
  pages={1409-14}
}
BACKGROUND The role of internal rectal prolapse in the origin of fecal incontinence remains to be defined. In our institution, laparoscopic ventral rectopexy is offered to patients with high-grade internal prolapse and fecal incontinence. OBJECTIVE The present study was designed to evaluate the functional outcome after laparoscopic ventral rectopexy in patients with fecal incontinence associated with high-grade internal rectal prolapse. DESIGN This study was designed as a prospective… CONTINUE READING
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