Synthetic pelvic floor sling to decrease small bowel complications after total exenteration

Clifford R. Wheeless, Conrad G. Julian, Lonnie S. Burnett, James H. Dorsey

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Abstract

A major complication of pelvic exenterative surgery for carcinoma of the cervix has been small bowel complications. This study was undertaken to reduce small bowel complications by using a pelvic sling to prevent descent of small bowel into the pelvic defect after total pelvic exenteration.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)779-783
Number of pages5
JournalObstetrics and gynecology
Volume38
Issue number5
StatePublished - Nov 1971

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

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