Injury to the Rectum During Pelvic Surgery

  • Daniel L. FeingoldEmail author
  • Mehraneh D. Jafari


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


Rectal injury Pelvic surgery 

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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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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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