Late results of anterior sphincter plication for traumatic faecal incontinence.

@article{Engel1994LateRO,
  title={Late results of anterior sphincter plication for traumatic faecal incontinence.},
  author={Alexander F Engel and Sjozef van Baal and W. H. Brummelkamp},
  journal={The European journal of surgery = Acta chirurgica},
  year={1994},
  volume={160 11},
  pages={633-6}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the long term clinical results of anterior sphincter plication for traumatic rupture of the anal sphincters. DESIGN Retrospective study. SETTING University hospital, The Netherlands. SUBJECTS 28 consecutive patients with traumatic faecal incontinence after injury to the anal sphincters. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Clinical outcome and its correlation with anorectal manometry. RESULTS After a mean (SD) follow up of 50 (37) months 21 patients were classified grades 1 and 2… CONTINUE READING

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