81 patients with diagnosis of hidden rectal prolapse or prolapsing circumferential hemorrhoids were selected for surgical treatment by Delorme operation, stapled transanal rectal resection (STAAR) or 30 mAmp electrotherapy (13,14) according to the preference of consultant surgeon and clinical findings.
Delorme operation is used in the past for the treatment of hidden rectal prolapsed (22) and stapled transanal rectal resection was introduced as a new technology for the management of obstructive defecation syndrome.
Stapled transanal rectal resection for outlet obstruction syndrome: results and follow-up.
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