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(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...
Women with pelvic organ prolapse were more likely to be diagnosed with exfoliation syndrome, according to a study using the Utah Population Database.Researchers split the study into two substudies and...
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...
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.
Older women with pelvic organ prolapse (POP) may do as well with pelvic floor muscle training (PFMT) as with pessary treatment, new research from the Netherlands suggests. Reuters Health Information
(HealthDay)—For women undergoing mesh-based prolapse surgery, the reoperation rate is 4.0 percent at a median of 1.17 years, with reduced risk for patients of surgeons with very high volume, accordi...
Does preoperative 5 x 5 Gy irradiation and FOLFOX4 consolidation chemotherapy improve outcomes in rectal cancer? Annals of Oncology
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...
Rectal prolapse is common in the elderly, having an incidence of 1% in patients over 65years of age. The aim of this study was to evaluate the safety and feasibility of a new endoluminal procedure for...
Pelvic floor disorders are a major public health issue. For female genital prolapse, sacrocolpopexy is the gold standard. Laparoscopic ventral mesh rectopexy is a relatively new and promising techniqu...
Free flaps have rarely been used to reconstruct lumbosacral defects, primarily because of the lack of suitable recipient vessels in this region. We propose the novel use of the superior rectal artery ...