Rectal Prolapse

Known as: Rectal Prolapses, Procidentia, rectum, Prolapse, Rectal 
Protrusion of the rectal mucous membrane through the anus. There are various degrees: incomplete with no displacement of the anal sphincter muscle… (More)
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1936-2017
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND Postoperative constipation is a common problem with most mesh suspension techniques used to correct rectal prolapse… (More)
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2002
2002
Background: Laparoscopic repair of rectal prolapse offers the potential of lower recurrence rates for transabdominal repair… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND The objectives of this study were to compare both subjective clinical outcomes and the objective stress response of… (More)
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2001
2001
PURPOSE Rectal prolapse typically occurs in elderly patients, who are often poor surgical candidates because of the presence of… (More)
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2000
2000
We investigated the functional results after laparoscopic rectopexy for rectal prolapse in 29 patients at least 12 months… (More)
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1999
1999
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to assess the outcome of both laparoscopic suture rectopexy and resection-rectopexy in the… (More)
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1999
1999
BACKGROUND Resection rectopexy through open laparotomy is an established procedure for the treatment of rectal prolapse… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
PURPOSE Constipation is a common complaint; however, clinical presentation varies with each individual. The aim of this study was… (More)
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1992
1992
To compare the methods of abdominal rectopexy and to elucidate the mechanism by which rectopexy restores continence in patients… (More)
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Highly Cited
1977
Highly Cited
1977
Biopsies of the external anal sphincter, puborectalis, and levator ani muscles have been examined in 24 women and one man with… (More)
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