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Definition: 'Ripstein Operation'

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Ripstein operation

Type: Term

Pronunciation: rip′stīn

Definitions:
1. an operation for rectal prolapse that involves a transabdominal approach with dissection around the rectum and placement of a mesh sling to prevent the bowel from prolapsing through the anus.

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