What is included in preoperative care for surgical treatment of pediatric rectal prolapse?

Updated: Nov 12, 2018
  • Author: Jaime Shalkow, MD, FACS; Chief Editor: Carmen Cuffari, MD  more...
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For procedures performed through an abdominal approach or those needing bowel resection, bowel preparation and prophylactic antibiotics should be used. The patient is discharged once bowel function is restored.


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