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Vaginal support pessary in treatment of rectal prolapse Case series and review
  • Myriam Girgis,
  • Joseph Lee,
  • Alan Meagher
Myriam Girgis
St Vincent’s Hospital
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Joseph Lee
St Vincent’s Hospital
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Alan Meagher
St Vincent’s Hospital
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Peer review status:POSTED

28 May 2020Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
09 Jun 2020Assigned to Editor
09 Jun 2020Submission Checks Completed

Abstract

Rectal prolapse is a pelvic floor disorder that involves descent of full or partial thickness rectum through anus. The novel use of a vaginal support pessary may avoid surgery in those who are not fit for surgery or prefer to avoid surgery, and may provide temporary relief whilst awaiting surgery.