Modern management of anal fistula.

  title={Modern management of anal fistula.},
  author={Elsa Limura and Pasquale Giordano},
  journal={World journal of gastroenterology},
  volume={21 1},
Ideal surgical treatment for anal fistula should aim to eradicate sepsis and promote healing of the tract, whilst preserving the sphincters and the mechanism of continence. For the simple and most distal fistulae, conventional surgical options such as laying open of the fistula tract seem to be relatively safe and therefore, well accepted in clinical practise. However, for the more complex fistulae where a significant proportion of the anal sphincter is involved, great concern remains about… CONTINUE READING

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