rectopexy

rectopexy

 [rek´to-pek″se]
proctopexy.
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proc·to·pex·y

(prok'tō-pek'sē),
Surgical fixation of a prolapsing rectum.
Synonym(s): rectopexy
[procto- + G. pēxis, fixation]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

proc·to·pex·y

(prok'tō-pek-sē)
Surgical fixation of a prolapsing rectum.
Synonym(s): rectopexy.
[procto- + G. pēxis, fixation]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

rectopexy

An operative procedure to secure in place a rectum liable to PROLAPSE.
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References in periodicals archive ?
Since laparoscopic ventral mesh rectopexy (LVMR) was reported by D'Hoore in 2004, it has become the most common surgical procedure for external rectal prolapse (ERP) in Europe (1).
The review explores all aspects of the increasingly popular ventral rectopexy procedure and presents them together.
Learning curves and surgical outcomes for proctored adoption of laparoscopic ventral mesh rectopexy: cumulative sum curve analysis.
Dixon was suspended from two hospitals in Bristol, prior to working at the Spire Hospital, for reportedly performing mesh rectopexy on patients.
And he said: 'I thought you know, a woman of your age wouldn't really need her ovaries.' "I said 'Why did you remove them?' and he just said 'They were in the way".'." "My life is absolutely ruined but you know, I can't say that it's Mr Dixon's ruined my life." Mr Dixon built up an international reputation for using mesh rectopexy to fix bowel problems, often caused by childbirth, but is currently suspended from performing this surgery at two hospitals in Bristol.
Patient had previously undergone lateral sphincterotomy or rectopexy many years back, which he faintly remembers.
Biofeedback therapy can be helpful and pharmacological therapies include lubricants, bulking laxatives, sucralfate, and hydrocortisone enemas.[sup][7] However, patients with rectal prolapse should be considered for surgical treatment by resection and suture rectopexy.[sup][8]
Roche, "Early experience with robotic rectopexy," International Journal of Medical Robotics and Computer Assisted Surgery, vol.
The management is surgical, which can be via a perineal approach or an abdominal rectopexy, which is well suited to the laparoscopic approach.