Anal Fistula: Surgical Evaluation and Management / Edition 1

Anal Fistula: Surgical Evaluation and Management / Edition 1

by Robin K. S. Phillips
     
 

ISBN-10: 041254430X

ISBN-13: 9780412544309

Pub. Date: 12/01/1995

Publisher: Hodder Education Publishers

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780412544309
Publisher:
Hodder Education Publishers
Publication date:
12/01/1995
Series:
Arnold Publications Series
Pages:
204
Product dimensions:
7.60(w) x 9.70(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

List of contributors
Foreword
Preface
1Epidemiology1
2Relation of abscess to fistula13
3The role of microbiology in the etiology and management of acute anorectal sepsis25
4Classification33
5Clinical assessment47
6Fistulography53
7Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and anal endosonography (AES)59
8Objectives in management69
9The 'lay open' technique73
10Core out81
11The loose seton87
12The cutting seton95
13Management by chemical seton103
14Management by advancement flap technique107
15The intersphincteric approach115
16Crohn's fistula: the radical approach123
17Crohn's fistula: the conservative approach131
18Rectovaginal fistula in Crohn's disease143
19Tuberculous fistulas163
20Other conditions169
21Approach to the difficult fistula177
Index183

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