What is mucosal plication with anal encircling for the treatment of pediatric rectal prolapse?

Updated: Nov 12, 2018
  • Author: Jaime Shalkow, MD, FACS; Chief Editor: Carmen Cuffari, MD  more...
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In mucosal plication with anal encircling, Teflon tape is routed relatively deep outside the external anal sphincter (EAS). [64] Clinical results show a recurrence rate of 0-31%, with no mortality and almost no serious complications.


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