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 - 1971

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Pelvic Exenteration
Pelvic Floor
Cervix Uteri
Carcinoma

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Synthetic pelvic floor sling to decrease small bowel complications after total exenteration. / Wheeless, Clifford R.; Julian, Conrad G.; Burnett, Lonnie S.; Dorsey, James H.

In: Obstetrics and Gynecology, Vol. 38, No. 5, 1971, p. 779-783.

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Wheeless, Clifford R. ; Julian, Conrad G. ; Burnett, Lonnie S. ; Dorsey, James H. / Synthetic pelvic floor sling to decrease small bowel complications after total exenteration. In: Obstetrics and Gynecology. 1971 ; Vol. 38, No. 5. pp. 779-783.
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