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Surgeons can repair a complete
rectal prolapse. They make a cut through the abdomen or
If the surrounding tissue is no longer holding part of large
intestine in the correct position, your surgeon may have to remove part of the
intestine and then reattach it to the rectum.
Varma M, et al. (2011). Practice parameters for the management of rectal prolapse. Diseases of the Colon and Rectum, 54(11): 1339–1346. Available online: http://www.fascrs.org/physicians/practice_parameters.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerAnne C. Poinier, MD - Internal MedicineAdam Husney, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerC. Dale Mercer, MD, FRCSC, FACS - General Surgery
Current as ofAugust 9, 2016
Current as of:
August 9, 2016
Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine
& Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & C. Dale Mercer, MD, FRCSC, FACS - General Surgery
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