Nigam’s modification of thiersch procedure for rectal prolapse
Vinod kumar Nigam, Siddarth Nigam
Nigam’s Modification of Thiersch Procedure (NMTP) is a minimal invasive, simple, easy and safe procedure for rectal prolapse in persons with high-risk and when other procedures are not applicable. Recurrence is not seen if the patient selection is done carefully and procedure is done according to guidelines. Post-operative complications are not major and can be dealt with simple ways. It is a day care surgical procedure. It can be repeated if recurrence occurs. NMTP is a useful procedure where other procedures are denied and the patient might-remain untreatable. Thiersch procedure is an operation for rectal prolapse. Nigam’s modification of Thiersch procedure (NMTP) is an improved version of the original Thiersch procedure. Ten patients of rectal prolapse were operated by NMTP, Nov 11 to Nov 21. A description of operative technique and patient demographics are presented.