Lateral subcutaneous internal sphincterotomy in treatment of anal fissure.

Abstract

One hundred and three patients with anal fissures have been treated by lateral internal sphincterotomy performed by a subcutaneous myotomy technique, and 99 have been successfully followed up for from 3 to 24 months (mean 11 months). The operation was free from significant complications, apart from slight reactionary bleeding in one case and a perianal… (More)

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@article{Hoffmann1970LateralSI, title={Lateral subcutaneous internal sphincterotomy in treatment of anal fissure.}, author={Dominique Hoffmann and J. C. Goligher}, journal={British medical journal}, year={1970}, volume={3 5724}, pages={673-5} }