Anorectal fistula

Known as: FISTULA, ANORECTAL, Anal fistula, anorectal fistulas 
A pathologic tract that connects an opening in the anal canal to the perianal skin. In the vast majority of cases there is a history of perianal… (More)
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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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Highly Cited
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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2007
2007
PURPOSE Complex high and recurrent fistulas remain a surgical challenge. Simple division, i.e., fistulotomy, will likely result… (More)
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Highly Cited
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 A prospective trial was conducted to establish long-term healing of complex idiopathic anorectal fistula, without… (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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Review
1998
Review
1998
PURPOSE Anorectal fistulas are commonly associated with Crohn's disease. Carcinoma arising in an anal fistula in the absence of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
BACKGROUND Surgical correction of rectovaginal and complicated anal-perineal fistulas has been associated with high rates of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
The incidence and epidemiology of anal fistula were studied among the inhabitants of the City of Helsinki (population 510,000… (More)
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