Complete rectal prolapse: still a lot of work to do

  • G. Gallo
  • M. TrompettoEmail author




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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Medical and Surgical SciencesUniversity of CatanzaroCatanzaroItaly
  2. 2.Department of Colorectal SurgeryS. Rita ClinicVercelliItaly

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