| ORIGINAL ARTICLE
|Year : 2010 | Volume
| Issue : 2 | Page : 47-49
Rectal prolapse in children: Laparoscopic suture rectopexy is a suitable alternative
Consultant, Surgery and Pediatric Surgery, Army Hospital (R and R), Delhi, India
Aim : To study the clinical outcome of laparoscopic suture rectopexy (LSRP) in children with persistent rectal prolapse (PRP). Materials and Methods : Nineteen cases of PRP were managed with LSRP from February 2005 to August 2009. Results : All were followed up for an average duration of 6 months. Only one child had recurrence and was managed with sclerotherapy. Conclusion : LSRP is safe, feasible in children and gives satisfactory results.
Commandant, 155 Base Hospital C/O 99, APO 784001
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