Altemeier operation

Altemeier operation

(ahlt'mī-ĕr),
an operation for rectal prolapse that involves a sleeve resection of the prolapsed rectum and colon with a primary anastomosis performed transanally.

Al·te·mei·er operation

(ahl'tĕ-mī-ĕr op-ĕr-ā'shŭn)
An operation for rectal prolapse that involves a sleeve resection of the prolapsed rectum and colon with a primary anastomosis performed transanally.