How is benign outlet obstruction due to prolapse associated with constipation managed?

Updated: Jul 05, 2019
  • Author: Marc D Basson, MD, PhD, MBA, FACS; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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Benign outlet obstruction due to prolapse may be managed by means of stapled transanal rectal resection or anopexy. [41, 42] Laparoscopic ventral rectopexy has also been advocated for this problem, although this may be more invasive. [43]


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