Stapled transanal rectal resection for outlet obstruction: a prospective, multicenter trial.

@article{Boccasanta2004StapledTR,
  title={Stapled transanal rectal resection for outlet obstruction: a prospective, multicenter trial.},
  author={Paolo Boccasanta and Marco Venturi and Angelo Stuto and Corrado Bottini and Angelo Caviglia and Alfonso Carriero and Domenico Mascagni and Roberto Mauri and Luigi Sofo and Vincenzo Landolfi},
  journal={Diseases of the colon and rectum},
  year={2004},
  volume={47 8},
  pages={1285-96; discussion 1296-7}
}
PURPOSE This prospective, multicenter trial was designed to assess the safety and effectiveness of a novel technique in the treatment of outlet obstruction caused by the combination of intussusception and rectocele by using a double-transanal, 33-mm circular stapler. METHODS From January to October 2001, 90 patients with outlet obstruction were operated on and followed (mean, 16.3 +/- 2.9 months) by the validated Constipation Scoring and Continence Grading Systems, clinical examination… CONTINUE READING
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