Rectal prolapse: a search for the "best" operation.

  title={Rectal prolapse: a search for the "best" operation.},
  author={Khawaja Azimuddin and Indru T Khubchandani and Lester Rosen and John J Stasik and R D. Riether and James F. Reed},
  journal={The American surgeon},
  volume={67 7},
There is a lack of consensus regarding the optimal operative treatment for full-thickness rectal prolapse. We describe our experience in the management of procidentia and evaluate our current practice for improvement of results. The medical records of patients undergoing surgery for rectal prolapse between 1989 to 1999 were retrospectively reviewed. A total… CONTINUE READING