Anal Fistula

Known as: in ano fistula, fistula-in-ano, Fistula, Anal 
An abnormal connection between the epithelialised surface of the anal canal and the perianal skin. [HPO:probinson]
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
PURPOSE This study was designed to evaluate the efficacy of the Surgisis (Anal Fistula Plug) in multiple patients at our… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
OBJECTIVE To describe a new technique for fistula-in-ano surgery aimed at total sphincter preservation, and evaluate the… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
PURPOSE Long-term closure rates of anorectal fistulas using fibrin glue have been disappointing, possibly because of the liquid… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
PURPOSE The long-term efficacy of Surgisis anal fistula plug in closure of cryptoglandular anorectal fistulas was studied… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to evaluate the long-term success and complication rate of fibrin-glue treatment of anal… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
PURPOSE A prospective trial was conducted to establish long-term healing of complex idiopathic anorectal fistula, without… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
PURPOSE Fibrin glue is a novel treatment for anal fistulas and possesses many advantages in the treatment of difficult high… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
PURPOSE To evaluate the accuracy of magnetic resonance (MR) imaging with a quadrature phased-array coil for the detection of anal… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Anorectal physiology and continence were assessed prospectively before and after surgery in 50 patients with chronic perianal… (More)
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Highly Cited
1976
Highly Cited
1976
A classification of anal fistulas is presented, which is the result of an analysis of 400 cases treated over the past 15 years… (More)
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