What is the role of diathermy in 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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Diathermy has also been used to treat mucosal prolapse; however, it is reported to be painful. [80] Further studies are needed.


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