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Injury to the Rectum During Pelvic Surgery

  • Daniel L. FeingoldEmail author
  • Mehraneh D. Jafari
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Abstract

During pelvic operations, the rectum can be injured. This chapter reviews how to address a rectal injury.

Keywords

Rectal injury Pelvic surgery 

Suggested Reading

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    Jo EJ, Lee Y, Kim T, et al. Management and outcome of rectal injury during gynecologic laparoscopic surgery. J Minim Invasive Gynecol. 2013;20:166–71.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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© Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Colorectal Surgery, Department of SurgeryColumbia UniversityNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.UC Irvine Health, Department of Surgery, Division of Colorectal SurgeryOrangeUSA

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