Does ligation of the intersphincteric fistula tract raise the bar in fistula surgery?

@article{Wallin2012DoesLO,
  title={Does ligation of the intersphincteric fistula tract raise the bar in fistula surgery?},
  author={Ulrik G Wallin and Anders F. Mellgren and Robert D. Madoff and Stanley M. Goldberg},
  journal={Diseases of the colon and rectum},
  year={2012},
  volume={55 11},
  pages={1173-8}
}
BACKGROUND The ligation of the intersphincteric fistula tract procedure has been reported to have high cure rates, with minimal impairment of continence. OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to evaluate the success rates and functional outcome after the ligation of the intersphincteric fistula tract procedure. DESIGN This study was performed as a… CONTINUE READING