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Original Articles

IMAJ | volume 14

Journal 4, April 2015
pages: 219-222

Contour Transtar in True Rectal Prolapse




    A new device, the CCS-30 Contour Transtar, was recently launched for the treatment of obstructed defecation syndrome (ODS).


    To evaluate the efficacy of the Contour Transtar in resection of true rectal prolapse in relation to age and concomitant urogynecologic procedures.


    During a 50 (median) month period 15 women with rectal prolapse of ≥ 5 cm and complaints of obstructed defecation underwent perineal resection of rectal prolapse with the Contour Transtar.


    In 3 of the 15 patients (20%) rectal prolapse recurred. Amelioration of ODS symptoms and improved continence were noted in 82% and 75%, respectively, following surgery.


    The Contour Transtar procedure for full-thickness rectal prolapse is a safe and promising procedure and is likely suitable for elderly poor risk patients. 

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