Surgical management of recto-prostatic and recto-bulbar anorectal malformations

@article{Yazaki2016SurgicalMO,
  title={Surgical management of recto-prostatic and recto-bulbar anorectal malformations},
  author={Yuta Yazaki and Hiroyuki Koga and Takanori Ochi and Manabu Okawada and Takashi Doi and Geoffrey James Lane and Atsuyuki Yamataka},
  journal={Pediatric Surgery International},
  year={2016},
  volume={32},
  pages={939-944}
}
Laparoscopically assisted anorectoplasty (LAARP) was compared to posterior sagittal anorectoplasty (PSARP) in the treatment of male imperforate anus associated with either recto-prostatic fistula (RPF) or recto-bulbar fistula (RBF). 19 RPF patients (12 treated by LAARP and 7 by PSARP) and 26 RBF patients (14 treated by LAARP and 12 by PSARP) between 1995 and 2014 were retrospectively assessed using a fecal continence evaluation questionnaire (FCE) (with a maximum score of 10), an FCE score… CONTINUE READING