LIFT procedure: a simplified technique for fistula-in-ano

@article{Lunniss2009LIFTPA,
  title={LIFT procedure: a simplified technique for fistula-in-ano},
  author={Peter J. Lunniss},
  journal={Techniques in Coloproctology},
  year={2009},
  volume={13},
  pages={241-242}
}
The technique described by Rojanasakul is, as first pioneered and reported by Robin Phillips [1] from St. Mark’s Hospital, based on the centrality of chronic intersphincteric anal gland infection in the aetiology and persistence of idiopathic anal fistula, the cryptoglandular hypothesis [2], and the desire for sphincter preservation. Parks actually advocated internal sphincterectomy, i.e. excision of that segment of internal sphincter overlying the intersphincteric space sepsis to ensure… CONTINUE READING

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