Long-term functional results after perineal surgery for low anorectal anomalies

  title={Long-term functional results after perineal surgery for low anorectal anomalies},
  author={N. T. Ong and Spencer W Beasley},
  journal={Pediatric Surgery International},
As part of a long-term follow-up review of anorectal anomalies treated at the Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, we examined 70 patients with translevator (low) anomalies treated by a perineal operation and assessed their anorectal function by four clinical scoring methods (Kelly, Templeton, Kiesewetter, and Wingspread). The results were compared qualitatively after conversion into three categories: “good”; “fair”; and “poor”. Over 90% of patients achieved socially acceptable anorectal… CONTINUE READING


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