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Br J Hosp Med (Lond). 2015 Mar;76(3):142, 144-7. doi: 10.12968/hmed.2015.76.3.142.

Current management of fistula-in-ano.

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Surgical Registrar (ST7) in the Department of General Surgery, Castle Hill Hospital, Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust, Cottingham, East Riding of Yorkshire HU16 5JQ.

Abstract

Anal fistulae management is a balance of effective healing and the risk of incontinence from sphincter division. This review examines the heterogeneity in the literature of treatment options and the difficulties this presents for surgical training and decision making.

PMID:
25761803
DOI:
10.12968/hmed.2015.76.3.142
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