Long-term follow-up of simultaneous abdominoperineal repair of enterorectocele and internal mucosal prolapse.

@article{Pescatori2009LongtermFO,
  title={Long-term follow-up of simultaneous abdominoperineal repair of enterorectocele and internal mucosal prolapse.},
  author={Mario Pescatori},
  journal={Diseases of the colon and rectum},
  year={2009},
  volume={52 2},
  pages={327-35}
}
BACKGROUND Enterorectocele with recto-rectal intussusception and internal mucosal prolapse (ER-RI-MP) may require surgery for obstructed defecation, but symptoms tend to recur if only one lesion is corrected. This prospective study was designed to investigate the results of an abdominoperineal procedure aimed at treating all these lesions in one stage. METHODS Thirteen women with constipation (median age, 58 years) and ER-RI-MP underwent Douglas pouch suture, mesh obliteration of the pelvic… CONTINUE READING