Bowel function after laparoscopic sutured rectopexy versus ventral mesh rectopexy for rectal proplapse: a double-blind, randomised single-centre study. Lancet Gastoenterol Hepatol 2016; 1: 291-297.

Published: 2nd February 2017

Authors: Lundby L, Iverson LH, Buntzen S, Wara P, Hoyer K, Laurberg S et al.


A total of 67 patients had follow-up after 12 months. Complication rates were similar, but two patients in the sutured group had a recurrence. Changes in symptoms of obstructed defaecation were similar in both groups.

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