Which surgical approach has the lowest rate of recurrence for the treatment of sigmoid and cecal volvulus?

Updated: Nov 28, 2018
  • Author: Scott C Thornton, MD; Chief Editor: John Geibel, MD, DSc, MSc, AGAF  more...
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Answer

After successful endoscopic decompression of sigmoid volvulus, the surgical approach that is simplest and has the lowest rate of recurrence is sigmoid colectomy with primary anastomosis.


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