The effectiveness of perineal rectosigmoidectomy for the treatment of rectal prolapse in elderly and high-risk patients


We report herein on the follow-up of ten consecutive patients who underwent perineal rectosigmoidectomy, and discuss the indications, surgical technique, and outcomes of this procedure. The median age of the patients was 79 years, with a range of 26 to 85 years, and eight patients had complicating medical conditions. Of five patients who underwent this… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF02483026

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