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Anal fissure is a common benign condition. An anorectal problem is defined as a split in the anal canal mucosa that… Expand AbstractPurpose
Lateral anal sphincterotomy is the gold standard of surgical treatment for anal fissure. Patients undergoing this… Expand Objective To evaluate the relationship between extent of internal sphincter division following open and closed sphincterotomy… Expand BACKGROUND
Chronic anal fissure is one of the most frequent proctological disorders in Western populations. Open lateral internal… Expand OBJECTIVE
To confirm or refute the validity of the fear associated with anal sphincterotomy for anal fissure, particularly when… Expand Objective The treatment of chronic fissure may be medical or surgical. Indications for assessment, which is the better treatment… Expand BACKGROUND
Operative techniques commonly used for fissure in ano include: anal stretch, open lateral sphincterotomy, closed… Expand Patients with chronic anal fissures make up about 10% of new attenders at colorectal outpatient clinics. The cause is known… Expand An acute fissure when observed by everting the anus *shows longitudinal muscle fibres in the floor of the ulcer. These are fibres… Expand