GENERAL

Nonresectional and Resectional Rectopexy

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Nonresectional and Resectional Rectopexy Donato F. Altomare Pierpaolo Sileri INTRODUCTION Full-thickness rectal prolapse (FTRP) is a disabling condition, well known since ancient times, which, unlike hemorrhoids, can affect also four-footed…

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Abdominal Rectopexy: Hand Assisted

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Abdominal Rectopexy: Hand Assisted Edward Borrazzo Neil H. Hyman INDICATIONS/CONTRAINDICATIONS Rectal prolapse may cause considerable life-altering disability including bleeding, pain, and fecal incontinence. Numerous remedial operations have been described, with…

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Robotic Rectopexy

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Robotic Rectopexy Colette Inaba Alessio M. Pigazzi INDICATIONS/CONTRAINDICATIONS Indications Rectopexy may be indicated for full-thickness external rectal prolapse or, much less commonly, for internal rectal prolapse with significant functional complaints….

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Laparoscopic Rectopexy

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Laparoscopic Rectopexy Howard M. Ross Cindy Wu INDICATIONS/CONTRAINDICATIONS Laparoscopic rectopexy is an important technique for the treatment of rectal prolapse. The procedure can be combined with sigmoid resection or performed…

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Open Resection Rectopexy

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Open Resection Rectopexy Christina V. Warner Anders Mellgren OPEN RESECTION RECTOPEXY The majority of patients affected by external rectal prolapse are women. The primary symptom is a full-thickness prolapse of…

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Open Rectopexy Surgery for Rectal Prolapse

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Open Rectopexy Surgery for Rectal Prolapse Laurence R. Sands Jean A. Knapps INTRODUCTION Rectal prolapse remains a relatively rare colorectal problem that affects women more often than men. There have…

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Hand-Assisted Hartmann’s Reversal

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Hand-Assisted Hartmann’s Reversal John P. Ricci David E. Rivadeneira INDICATIONS/CONTRAINDICATIONS Indication The benefits of laparoscopic techniques in colon and rectal surgery have been extensively reported and discussed. Shorter hospital stay,…

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Laparoscopic Colostomy Reversal

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Laparoscopic Colostomy Reversal Floriano Marchetti Debbie Bakes In 1923, Henry Hartmann introduced the concept of colonic resection, end colostomy, and rectal stump for the treatment of cancers of the distal…

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Open Hartmann’s Reversal

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Open Hartmann’s Reversal Roberta L. Muldoon HARTMANN’S REVERSAL The majority of diseases of the colon can be managed with a single-stage procedure. There are, however, still circumstances in which the…

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Parastomal Hernia: Laparoscopic Parastomal Hernia Repair

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Parastomal Hernia: Laparoscopic Parastomal Hernia Repair Samuel Szomstein Aaron Lee INDICATIONS/CONTRAINDICATIONS Parastomal hernia (PSH) occurs after colorectal surgery that requires either an end ostomy or protective stoma after a resection,…

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