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anal sphincterotomy

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2013
2013
AbstractPurpose Lateral anal sphincterotomy is the gold standard of surgical treatment for anal fissure. Patients undergoing this… 
2009
2009
Objective  To evaluate the relationship between extent of internal sphincter division following open and closed sphincterotomy… 
2004
2004
BACKGROUND Chronic anal fissure is one of the most frequent proctological disorders in Western populations. Open lateral internal… 
2004
2004
BACKGROUND: Chronic anal fissure is one of the most frequent proctological disorders in Western populations. Open lateral… 
2003
2003
OBJECTIVE To confirm or refute the validity of the fear associated with anal sphincterotomy for anal fissure, particularly when… 
2003
2003
Objective  The treatment of chronic fissure may be medical or surgical. Indications for assessment, which is the better treatment… 
Review
2001
Review
2001
  • R. Nelson
  • The Cochrane database of systematic reviews
  • 2001
  • Corpus ID: 11597517
BACKGROUND Operative techniques commonly used for fissure in ano include: anal stretch, open lateral sphincterotomy, closed… 
1997
1997
Patients with chronic anal fissures make up about 10% of new attenders at colorectal outpatient clinics. The cause is known… 
1966
1966
An acute fissure when observed by everting the anus *shows longitudinal muscle fibres in the floor of the ulcer. These are fibres…