Laparoscopic Ventral Rectopexy for the treatment for Solitary rectal ulcer- a good choice?

Laparoscopic Ventral Rectopexy for the treatment for Solitary rectal ulcer- a good choice?

Aldo Manuel Rodrigues Jarimba1*, Luís Ferreira A2, Teslyak O2, Ratinho J1, Marques S1, Barradas R1

1Resident of General Surgery at the Santarém District Hospital, Santarém, Portugal; 2Colon Surgeon, Rectal and General Surgeon, District Hospital of Santarém, Santarém, Portugal

Solitary rectal ulcer syndrome (SRUS) is an uncommon benign disease characterized by a combination of symptoms, clinical and histological findings, where men and women are affected equally, with a small predominance in women. Various treatment strategies have been advocated, ranging from conservative management to a variety of surgical procedures. Can laparoscopic ventral rectopexy be a good alternative for patients who do not respond to conservative treatment? Given the rarity of this pathology, we chose to present the case.

Keywords: Solitary rectal ulcer syndrome, Treatment; Laparoscopic ventral retopexy

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Aldo Manuel Rodrigues Jarimba, Luís Ferreira A, Teslyak O, Ratinho J, Marques S, Barradas R.Laparoscopic Ventral Rectopexy for the treatment for Solitary rectal ulcer- a good choice?.Open Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, 2021, 4:58. DOI: 10.28933/ojgh-2021-10-3107


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