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

Updated: Jul 24, 2020
  • Author: Scott C Thornton, MD; Chief Editor: John Geibel, MD, MSc, DSc, AGAF  more...
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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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