Proctotomy

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Related to rectotomy: rectostenosis, rectostomy

Proc`tot´o`my


n.1.(Surg.) An incision into the rectum, as for the division of a stricture.
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Bleeding, incontinence, pain and constipation after STARR transanal double stapling rectotomy for obstructed defecation.
Rectovaginal fistula after double-stapled transanal rectotomy (STARR) for obstructed defaecation.