Fistulotomy and sphincter reconstruction in the treatment of complex fistula-in-ano: long-term clinical and manometric results.

@article{Arroyo2012FistulotomyAS,
  title={Fistulotomy and sphincter reconstruction in the treatment of complex fistula-in-ano: long-term clinical and manometric results.},
  author={Antonio L. Lagarda Arroyo and Juan P{\'e}rez-Legaz and Pedro Roberto Moya and Laura Arma{\~n}anzas and Javier Lacueva and Francisco P{\'e}rez-Vicente and Fernando Candela and Rafael Calpena},
  journal={Annals of surgery},
  year={2012},
  volume={255 5},
  pages={
          935-9
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the long-term clinical and manometric results of fistulotomy and sphincter reconstruction for the treatment of complex fistula-in-ano. BACKGROUND Complex fistula-in-ano is difficult to treat due to the occurrence of postoperative anal incontinence and the high rate of recurrence. METHODS Seventy patients who were diagnosed with complex fistula-in-ano and underwent fistulotomy and sphincter reconstruction between October 2000 and October 2006 were analyzed in the… CONTINUE READING
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