Use of porcine small intestinal submucosa in the surgical treatment of recurrent rectocele in a patient with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome type III

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  • Chrysanthi Sardeli, Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics Y, Urogynaecological Section, Skejby University Hospital, 8200 Aarhus N, Denmark.
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  • Susanne M Axelsen, Danmark
  • Karl M Bek, Danmark
  • Susanne Maigaard Axelsen

Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) is a heterogeneous group of connective tissue disorders involving various organ systems. We report the case of a female patient with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome type III (EDS III) presenting with a recurrent rectocele in whom porcine small intestinal submucosa mesh was used successfully to correct the defect in the rectovaginal fascia.

TidsskriftInternational urogynecology journal and pelvic floor dysfunction
Sider (fra-til)504-5
Antal sider2
StatusUdgivet - 13 jan. 2005

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