Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal

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Outcomes of Rectal Prolapse Using the Altemeier Procedure

Seyed Mohsen Towliat 1 , Shaban Mehrvarz 2 , * , Hassan Ali Mohebbi 2 and Ali Sate Bigdeli 3
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1 Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
2 Trauma Research Center, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
3 Department of surgery Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
Article information
  • Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal: July 5, 2013, 15 (7); 620-621
  • Published Online: July 5, 2013
  • Article Type: Letter
  • Received: December 8, 2011
  • Revised: July 15, 2012
  • Accepted: April 16, 2013
  • DOI: 10.5812/ircmj.3666

To Cite: Towliat S M, Mehrvarz S, Mohebbi H A, Sate Bigdeli A. Outcomes of Rectal Prolapse Using the Altemeier Procedure, Iran Red Crescent Med J. 2013 ; 15(7):620-621. doi: 10.5812/ircmj.3666.

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