Operation for Rectal Prolapse (Ripstein)

  • Jameson L. Chassin


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


Rectal Prolapse Lateral Ligament Presacral Space Anterior Rectus Sheath Pelvic Peritoneum 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jameson L. Chassin
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  1. 1.Clinical SurgeryNew York University School of MedicineNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.Department of SurgeryNew York Hospital Medical Center of QueensFlushingUSA

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