Posterior sagittal anorectoplasty as a secondary operation for the treatment of fecal incontinence.

@article{Pena1983PosteriorSA,
  title={Posterior sagittal anorectoplasty as a secondary operation for the treatment of fecal incontinence.},
  author={A. Pena},
  journal={Journal of pediatric surgery},
  year={1983},
  volume={18 6},
  pages={762-73}
}
  • A. Pena
  • Published 1983 in Journal of pediatric surgery
Fecal incontinence is still a frequent postoperative sequelae in dealing with high rectal anomalies. Posterior sagittal anorectoplasty (PSARP) has been previously used in 87 cases as a primary procedure and allows full exposure of the anorectal region. Through this approach, full understanding of the anatomic damage is obtained and consequently a rational reconstructive plan can be designed in each case. Eight patients were operated on using this approach as a secondary operation. Surgical… CONTINUE READING

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