Usefulness of hydrogen peroxide enhancement in diagnosis of anal and ano-vaginal fistulas

@article{SudolSzopiska2002UsefulnessOH,
  title={Usefulness of hydrogen peroxide enhancement in diagnosis of anal and ano-vaginal fistulas},
  author={Iwona Sudol-Szopińska and Wieslaw Stanislaw Jakubowski and Marek Szczepkowski and D. Sarti},
  journal={European Radiology},
  year={2002},
  volume={13},
  pages={1080-1084}
}
Our objective was to assess if contrast-enhanced (CE) anal endosonography (AES) with hydrogen peroxide is useful in the diagnosis of anal and ano-vaginal fistulas. A Bruel and Kjaer scanner with a 7.0-MHz transducer was used. After visualization of the fistula tract in non-contrast (NC) AES, hydrogen peroxide was introduced into the fistula tract through the external opening in 22 patients with different types of anal fistulas. Both CE and NC AES revealed 13 transsphincteric, 3 intersphincteric… CONTINUE READING
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