Surgery for Rectal Prolapse: Functional Outcome from the Abdominal Approach — An Overview

  • Lars Pählman
  • Urban Karlbom


In a long, historical perspective, local procedures for reduction of a rectal prolapse have dominated. The evolution of anaesthesia and better understanding of anatomy during nineteenth and twentieth centuries have made more invasive treatments possible.


Rectal Prolapse Lateral Ligament Complete Rectal Prolapse Pelvic Floor Repair Laparoscopic Ventral Rectopexy 
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  • Lars Pählman
    • 1
  • Urban Karlbom
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of SurgeryUniversity HospitalUppsalaSweden

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