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Operation for Rectal Prolapse (Ripstein)

  • Jameson L. Chassin
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Abstract

This operation is indicated for the management of a complete prolapse of the rectum.

Keywords

Anal Canal Rectal Prolapse Presacral Space Anterior Rectus Sheath Pelvic Peritoneum 
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References

  1. Gordon PH, Hoexter B (1978) Complications of the Ripstein procedure. Dis Colon Rectum 21: 277PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. Ripstein CB (1965) Surgical care of massive rectal prolapse. Dis Colon Rectum 8: 34PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jameson L. Chassin
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  1. 1.School of MedicineNew York UniversityUSA
  2. 2.University Hospital, New York University Medical CenterUSA
  3. 3.New York Veterans Administration HospitalUSA
  4. 4.Bellevue HospitalUSA
  5. 5.Long Island Jewish-Hillside Medical CenterUSA

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