August 1976

A Parasacral Approach to Rectal Prolapse

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, and the Vince Lombardi Colon Clinic, Milwaukee County General Hospital, Milwaukee.

Arch Surg. 1976;111(8):914-915. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1976.01360260082022

• A posterior parasacral approach is introduced for management of third-degree rectal prolapse. Anterior approximation of the levator musculature and posterior fixation of the rectum are accomplished readily through the York Mason approach.

(Arch Surg 111:914-915, 1976)