Short-term results after STARR versus internal Delorme for obstructed defecation: a non-randomized prospective study.

@article{Ohazuruike2014ShorttermRA,
  title={Short-term results after STARR versus internal Delorme for obstructed defecation: a non-randomized prospective study.},
  author={Nnawuihe Luca Ohazuruike and J Martellucci and Claudia Menconi and Sonia Panicucci and Gianluca Toniolo and Gabriele Naldini},
  journal={Updates in surgery},
  year={2014},
  volume={66 2},
  pages={151-6}
}
Obstructed defecation syndrome due to internal intussusception and rectocele is a common disease, and various transanal surgical techniques have been proposed. Aim of the present study was to compare the internal Delorme (ID) and the stapled transanal rectal resection (STARR) results in the treatment of patients with obstructed defecation syndrome. From September 2011 to May 2012, 23 patients were operated with STARR procedure and 12 patients with Delorme's procedure for obstructed defecation… CONTINUE READING

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