Perineal stapled prolapse resection for complete external rectal prolapse: preliminary experience and literature review.

@article{Mistrangelo2012PerinealSP,
  title={Perineal stapled prolapse resection for complete external rectal prolapse: preliminary experience and literature review.},
  author={Massimiliano Mistrangelo and Paolo Tonello and Marco Ettore Allaix and Roberto Borroni and Nicola Canavesio and Franco Corno},
  journal={Digestive surgery},
  year={2012},
  volume={29 2},
  pages={87-91}
}
PURPOSE Perineal stapled prolapse resection (PSP) for external rectal prolapse is a new surgical technique. METHODS Between April 2009 and January 2011, 5 female patients (mean age, 67 years; range, 53-76) underwent PSP for full-thickness external rectal prolapse. Patients were placed in a slight Trendelenburg position to free the pouch of Douglas from any deep enterocele. Laparoscopic control of the PSP procedure was performed to avoid injury to the bowel in one patient with anorexia. The… CONTINUE READING