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Complete rectal prolapse--the results of Ivalon sponge rectopexy.
  1. J. R. Anderson,
  2. B. G. Wilson,
  3. T. G. Parks

    Abstract

    Forty-two patients with complete rectal prolapse have been treated using the Ivalon sponge rectopexy. There was no operative mortality in this series and only one complete recurrence after an average follow-up of more than 4 years. Pelvic sepsis occurred in one patient and required removal of the sponge. The majority of the patients were satisfied with the results of surgery, despite some remaining incontinent.

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