Clinical Challenges in Colorectal Surgery: Rectal Prolapse

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You are seeing a young female patient in the clinic with rectal prolapse. When do you offer surgery? Does she get a perineal approach or a transabdominal approach? Open or minimally invasive? Mesh or no mesh? Sigmoid resection or no resection? Join Drs. Abelson, Marcello and Aulet as they take us through the wide world of rectal prolapse!

Learning Objectives:
1. Describe the difference between rectal prolapse and hemorrhoidal prolapse
2. List the different approaches to surgical management of rectal prolapse
3. Discuss the approach to recurrent rectal prolapse

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