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Mitral valve prolapse is known to be one of the most common cardiac abnormalities in the general population.The diagnosis is subject to considerable variability. But even with strict echocardiographic...
(HealthDay)—For women with symptomatic pelvic organ prolapse (POP), use of vaginal pessary in addition to pelvic floor exercises is associated with improvements in prolapse symptoms and quality of l...
A few months ago, I was on my general surgery rotation on the colorectal service as a medical student. It was in the late afternoon that we started a case of a robotic rectopexy to repair a rectal pro...
Learn about uterine prolapse, a condition that occurs when the pelvic floor muscles are no longer strong enough to support the uterus correctly.
What you need to knowPelvic organ prolapse can substantially affect a woman’s quality of lifeThe most consistent risk factors are vaginal childbirth, advancing age, increasing body mass index, and.....
Quantum Pharma has launched its Mucodis Rectal Gel for the prevention and treatment of rectal mucositis, a common side effect of chemotherapy and radiotherapy in cancer patients.
A Cochrane systematic review has concluded that artificial mesh has some advantages over native tissue for the surgical treatment of vaginal prolapse but is associated with increased...
Rectal Cancer - Pipeline Review, H1 2016 Summary Global Markets Direct’s, ‘Rectal Cancer - Pipeline Review, H1 2016’, provides an overview of the Rectal Cancer pipeline landscape. The report...
Rectal prolapse is rare in children and usually benign. However, there are various diseases that can be associated with it, such as cystic fibrosis or other causes of increased abdominal pressure. Her...
Many different surgical techniques have been reported for the surgical treatment of full thickness external rectal prolapse. Stapled Prolapse (PSP) Resection is a relatively newly reported technique f...
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...
Several techniques have been described for the surgical correction of rectal prolapse without any clear advantage for one technique over the other. We evaluated the use of laparoscopic suture rectopex...
This study was designed to assess defecatory function in patients who underwent laparoscopic ventral rectopexy (LVR) for external rectal prolapse (ERP).