A different approach to incarcerated and complicated rectal prolapse

Yuzbasioglu M. F. , Bulbuloglu E. , Ozkaya M., Oksuz H.

MEDICAL SCIENCE MONITOR, vol.14, no.7, 2008 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 14 Issue: 7
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Title of Journal : MEDICAL SCIENCE MONITOR
  • Keywords: rectal prolapse, perineal resection, sigmoid colon perforation, REDUCTION


Background: Rectal prolapse is an intussusception of the rectum through the anal canal. The extent of the prolapse varies from the rectal mucosa to the full thickness of the rectum and sigmoid colon. It usually appears after 50 years of age, with a female predominance of over 80-90% of cases.