Invited Commentary

  • Conor P. Delaney


It is a great pleasure to be asked to write a commentary on the paper by Drs Karas and Bergamaschi discussing laparoscopic approaches to rectal prolapse. This is a focused article describing practical approaches to prolapse.


Laparoscopic Approach Rectal Prolapse Pelvic Floor Disorder Great Pleasure Invite Commentary 
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Suggested Reading

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    Delaney CP, Senagore AJ. Rectal prolapse. In: Fazio VW, Church JM, Delaney CP (eds) Current therapy in colon and rectal surgery, 2 edn. Elsevier, Mosby Inc., Philadelphia, PA, 2005, pp 131–134.Google Scholar
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    Madbouly KM, Senagore AJ, Delaney CP et al. Clinically based management of rectal prolapse: comparison of the laparoscopic Wells procedure and laparoscopic resection with rectopexy. Surg Endosc 2003;17:99–103.CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
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    Kariv Y, Delaney CP, Casillas S et al. Long-term outcome after laparoscopic and open surgery for rectal prolapse. Surg Endosc 2006;20:35–42.CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
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    Marderstein E, Delaney CP. Management of rectal prolapse. Nature Clin Pract — Gastroenterol Hepatol 2007;4(10):552–561.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Conor P. Delaney
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  1. 1.Division of Colorectal SurgeryCase Medical CenterClevelandUSA

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