Rectal Prolapse

Rectal prolapse is a condition where the wall of the rectum protrudes through the anus and become visible outside the body. Conservative treatment with stool softeners and a high fibre diet is first line therapy for partial prolapse Surgery can take place via the perineum or the abdomen.

Abdominal surgery - for younger patients

  • Anterior resection
  • Mesh rectopexy
  • Suture rectopexy
  • Resection rectopexy

Perineal surgery - for older patients

  • Anal encirclement (Thirsh suture)
  • Delorme mucosal sleeve resection
  • Altemeier perineal rectosigmoidectomy
  • Hemorrhoidectomy
  • THD Haemorroidectomy