rectopexy

rectopexy

 [rek´to-pek″se]
proctopexy.

proc·to·pex·y

(prok'tō-pek'sē),
Surgical fixation of a prolapsing rectum.
Synonym(s): rectopexy
[procto- + G. pēxis, fixation]

rectopexy

/rec·to·pexy/ (rek´to-pek″se) proctopexy.

proc·to·pex·y

(prok'tō-pek-sē)
Surgical fixation of a prolapsing rectum.
Synonym(s): rectopexy.
[procto- + G. pēxis, fixation]

rectopexy

An operative procedure to secure in place a rectum liable to PROLAPSE.

rectopexy

proctopexy.
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The management is surgical, which can be via a perineal approach or an abdominal rectopexy, which is well suited to the laparoscopic approach.
Rectopexy is most common, and other approaches include anterior resection, and combined sigmoid resection and rectopexy.
A common complication with rectopexy is constipation, but some data suggest this may be overcome by using the combined rectopexy/sigmoid resection procedure, Dr.
In most patients, mobilisation of the rectum was performed with a rectopexy where the rectum was elevated, pulled upwards and fixed to the mesh.
Typically, surgeons have sought to correct intussusception with abdominal rectopexy by laparotomy or laparoscopy, sigmoid resection rectopexy, or transrectal excision.
BALTIMORE -- Add suture rectopexy to abdominal sacral colpoperineopexy for even greater support of the posterior attachments to the investing fascia of the rectum, Dr.
Bilateral rectopexy sutures are placed and held on clamps while the colorectal anastomosis is performed.