Ripstein operation

Ripstein operation

(rip'stīn),
an operation for rectal prolapse that involves a transabdominal approach with dissection around the rectum and placement of a mesh sling to prevent the bowel from prolapsing through the anus.

Rip·stein op·er·a·tion

(rip'stīn op-ĕr-ā'shŭn)
Surgery for rectal prolapse that involves a transabdominal approach with dissection around the rectum and placement of a mesh sling to prevent the bowel from prolapsing through the anus.

Ripstein,

Charles, 20th century U.S. surgeon.
Ripstein operation - surgery for rectal prolapse.