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By age 80 years, one in eight women will undergo surgery for pelvic organ prolapse (POP), a condition where the pelvic organs descend into or through the vaginal canal.1 In the United States, about......
The first gene in which mutations cause the common form of mitral valve prolapse, a heart valve disorder that affects almost 2.5 percent of the population, has been identified by an international team...
(Yale University) Maintaining a normal body mass index (BMI) is important for good cardiovascular health and blood sugar control, but maintaining it after pregnancy can also be key to preventing pelvi...
What's the impact of age on rectal cancer outcomes, among those treated with chemoradiotherapy? Annals of Oncology
A meta-analysis on the use of FDG PET for restaging locally advanced rectal cancer is reviewed. Medscape Radiology
Birmingham, Lake Orion, Clarkston, Metamora Michigan (PRWEB) August 02, 2015 Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP) results when the supportive...
Randomized trial data support the use of laparoscopic surgery for colon cancer; however, such evidence was lacking for rectal cancer. Now, the COLOR II randomized trial gives minimally invasive resect...
Christian Dina, Nabila Bouatia-Naji, Xavier Jeunemaitre and colleagues from the Leducq Transatlantic MITRAL Network report the results of a genome-wide association study of nonsyndromic mitral valve p...
Data comparing surgical outcomes and quality of life (QOL) following perineal repair of rectal prolapse are limited. The aim of our study was to compare the short-term outcome and QOL of two perineal ...
The study was designed to address the unanswered questions of the extent of rectal mobilization, the type of rectal fixation and the surgical access (open vs laparoscopic) on recurrence rates (RR) fol...
Surgical management of rectal prolapse remains a challenge with the bredth of choices available and varies on the international, national, regional and locoregional level depending on expertise, comfo...
This study was designed to assess defecatory function in patients who underwent laparoscopic ventral rectopexy (LVR) for external rectal prolapse (ERP).
Prolapse of the rectum is the herniation of the rectum through the anus, which may be categorised as mucosal or complete.