Recto-enterocoele repair: past problems and new horizons


Pelviperineology 2007;26(1):9-16

Standard operations for treatment of recto-enterocoele are based on incorrect anatomical assumptions from the past. The anatomy of prolapse and the principles of hernia repair are reviewed. A new concept of the dynamic bridging graft is proposed.

Keywords: Recto-enterocoele; Hernia principles; Site specific defects; Mesh repair; Dynamic bridging grafts.