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No difference in time to recurrence, recurrence-free survival, or overall survival were noted for patients with rectal cancer who underwent one of three different preoperative radiotherapy regimens.
The use of pelvic drainage after rectal excision for rectal cancer remains controversial. Does the evidence support this practice? Annals of Surgery
Activity recommendations after prolapse surgery can safely be liberalized and may result in improvement of some outcomes, according to a randomized trial. Reuters Health Information
(HealthDay)—For women undergoing reconstructive prolapse surgery, satisfaction is similarly high three months after surgery for those instructed to liberally resume activities and for those instruct...
(The North American Menopause Society (NAMS)) Pelvic organ prolapse is estimated to affect up to one-half of all women, causing pain and interfering with sexual function. A new study demonstrates how ...
Women who have surgery for their prolapse have a 3 in 10 chance of needing at least one more operation, so the success rate is not great. Gynecologists hoped that using non-absorbable synthetic mesh o...
Organ-space surgical site infections (SSI) are the most serious and costly infections after colorectal surgery. Most previous studies of risk factors for SSI have analyzed colon and rectal procedures ...
Pooled data suggests that incomplete rectal tumor resection is significantly more likely following a laparoscopic than an open surgical approach, according to French researchers. Reuters Health Info...
There is no agreement about which laparoscopic rectopexy technique is best for treating complete rectal prolapse. Purpose was to compare functional outcome, the recurrence rate, and quality of life in...
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...
Laparoscopic ventral rectopexy (LVR) is a nerve sparing technique for the treatment of rectal prolapse. Concerns about the use of synthetic meshes in the pelvis and the associated risk of erosion have...
Internal rectal prolapse (IRP) is a unique functional disorder that presents with a wide spectrum of clinical symptoms including constipation and/or faecal incontinence (FI). The present review aims t...
Laparoscopic hysteropexy has a good success rate in terms of anatomical correction without recourse to hysterectomy (1) and uterine prolapse and disorders of the posterior pelvic compartment often coe...