Laparoscopically assisted anterior resection for rectal prolapse.

@article{Ballantyne1992LaparoscopicallyAA,
  title={Laparoscopically assisted anterior resection for rectal prolapse.},
  author={Garth H. Ballantyne},
  journal={Surgical laparoscopy & endoscopy},
  year={1992},
  volume={2 3},
  pages={230-6}
}
We report for the first time the treatment of rectal prolapse by laparoscopically assisted anterior resection. A 52-year-old woman, institutionalized for the last 10 years after diffuse cerebral injury secondary to toxic shock syndrome, developed rectal prolapse. A long life span is anticipated for this otherwise healthy middle-aged woman. Anterior… CONTINUE READING