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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He pointed out that now daycare Ventral Rectopexy is achievable.
Patient had previously undergone lateral sphincterotomy or rectopexy many years back, which he faintly remembers.
Objective: To find out the short term outcomes of effectiveness and safety of laparoscopic ventral rectopexy for rectal prolapse.
sup][7] However, patients with rectal prolapse should be considered for surgical treatment by resection and suture rectopexy.
Laparoscopic suture rectopexy without resection is effective treatment for full-thickness rectal prolapse.
The management is surgical, which can be via a perineal approach or an abdominal rectopexy, which is well suited to the laparoscopic approach.
One laparoscopic case was converted to laparotomy because of excessive bleeding during the rectopexy portion of the operation.
Sigmoid colectomy with colorectal anastomosis in 3 patients was combined with Kummel's posterior rectopexy and amputation of uterus.
69,65) Solomon et al randomized 20 patients to laparoscopy and 19 to open rectopexy for the treatment of rectal prolapse.
Rectopexy is most common, and other approaches include anterior resection, and combined sigmoid resection and rectopexy.
In abdominal operations, use of Mesh is not necessary since sutured rectopexy is just as good.
In most patients, mobilisation of the rectum was performed with a rectopexy where the rectum was elevated, pulled upwards and fixed to the mesh.