Anterior rectopexy for full-thickness rectal prolapse: Technical and functional results
Jean-Luc Faucheron, Bertrand Trilling, Edouard Girard, Pierre-Yves Sage, Sandrine Barbois, Fabian Reche, Colorectal Unit, Department of Surgery, University Hospital, 38043 Grenoble cedex, France
Author contributions: Faucheron JL, Trilling B, Girard E and Barbois S designed the study; Faucheron JL, Trilling B, Sage PY and Reche F performed the research; Faucheron JL, Trilling B and Girard E analyzed the data; Faucheron JL and Trilling B wrote the paper; Reche F and Barbois S reviewed the paper.
Conflict-of-interest: Jean-Luc Faucheron has received fees for serving as a speaker for Covidien, AMI, Ethicon, JNJ, and Medtronic. Bertrand Trilling, Edouard Girard, Sandrine Barbois, Pierre-Yves Sage, and Fabian Reche had no conflict of interest.
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Correspondence to: Jean-Luc Faucheron, MD, Professor of Surgery, Chief, Colorectal Unit, Department of Surgery, University Hospital, TIMC-IMAG Joseph Fourier University, CS 10217, 38043 Grenoble cedex, France. email@example.com
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Received: May 27, 2014
Peer-review started: May 27, 2014
First decision: July 9, 2014
Revised: December 21, 2014
Accepted: February 11, 2015
Article in press: February 11, 2015
Published online: April 28, 2015