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Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons
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Year : 2010  |  Volume : 15  |  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

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Bipin Puri
Commandant, 155 Base Hospital C/O 99, APO 784001
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DOI: 10.4103/0971-9261.70634

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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.


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