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Subcutaneous lateral internal sphincterotomy for chronic fissure-in-ano.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7172949     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The results of subcutaneous lateral internal sphincterotomy for chronic fissure-in-ano were analyzed in a series of 60 patients operated upon over a period of two years. Immediate relief from pain with painless first bowel movement was accomplished in 97 per cent of the patients with very low morbidity rates. All patients were treated on an outpatient basis and had a minimum follow-up of two years without any recurrences. The incidence of sphincter dysfunction is very low and is usually only temporary.
Authors:
T S Ravikumar; S Sridhar; R N Rao
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Diseases of the colon and rectum     Volume:  25     ISSN:  0012-3706     ISO Abbreviation:  Dis. Colon Rectum     Publication Date:    1982 Nov-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1983-02-14     Completed Date:  1983-02-14     Revised Date:  2005-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372764     Medline TA:  Dis Colon Rectum     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  798-801     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Ambulatory Surgical Procedures / methods
Anal Canal / surgery*
Chronic Disease
Female
Fissure in Ano / surgery*
Humans
Male
Postoperative Complications
Prospective Studies
Recurrence

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