Rectal Prolapse (cont.)
Full-thickness rectal prolapse.
Marlex rectopexy (a surgical procedure approaching through the abdomen).
Delorme mucosal sleeve resection (a perineal surgical procedure).
Altemeier perineal rectosigmoidectomy (a perineal surgical procedure).
Medically reviewed by Martin E Zipser, MD; American board of Surgery
Buck Christensen, Medical Writer, eMedicine.com, Inc.
Editors:Simmy Bank, MD, MB, ChB, Chair, Professor,
Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Long Island
Jewish Hospital, Albert Einstein College of Medicine; Mary L Windle, Pharm D,
Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska Medical Center College of
Pharmacy; Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine.com, Inc; BS Anand, MD, Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Baylor University College of Medicine.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 5/21/2014
George Lazarou, MD, FACOG
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