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Rectal Prolapse Summary

Description: Protrusion of the rectal mucous membrane through the anus. There are various degrees: incomplete with no displacement of the anal sphincter muscle; complete with displacement of the anal sphincter muscle; complete with no displacement of the anal sphincter muscle but with herniation of the bowel; and internal complete with rectosigmoid or upper rectum intussusception into the lower rectum.

Also Known As: Anus Prolapses; Prolapse, Anus; Prolapse, Rectal; Prolapses, Anus; Prolapses, Rectal Show All >>

Networked: 249 relevant articles (22 outcomes, 23 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Rectal Prolapse

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Polypropylenes (Polypropylene) : 3 outcomes 1 study in 13 results : IBA
  2. ivalon sponge : 1 outcome 1 study in 17 results : IBA
  3. Ethanol (Ethyl Alcohol) : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  4. Phenol (Carbolic Acid) : 1 outcome in 3 results : FDA 1
  5. Collagen : 1 study in 5 results : IBA
  6. Sclerosing Solutions (Sclerosing Agents) : 1 study in 4 results : IBA
  7. aluminum sulfate (alum) : 1 study in 3 results : IBA
  8. dexon (fungicide) : 1 study in 3 results : IBA
  9. Tannins (Tannic Acid) : 1 study in 2 results : FDA 1
  10. Polyglycolic Acid (Polyglycolide) : 1 study in 2 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Rectal Prolapse

  1. Rectocele
  2. Intussusception
  3. Constipation
  4. Wounds and Injuries (Trauma)
  5. Weight Gain
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Key Therapies for Rectal Prolapse

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  1. Sutures (Suture) : 10 outcomes 6 studies in 38 results
  2. Sclerotherapy : 3 outcomes 1 study in 15 results
  3. Laparotomy : 2 outcomes in 12 results
  4. Enema (Enemas) : 1 outcome 1 study in 4 results
  5. Psychology Biofeedback (Biofeedback) : 1 outcome 1 study in 3 results
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