Anal Fistula: Surgical Evaluation and Management / Edition 1

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780412544309
  • Publisher: Hodder Education Publishers
  • Publication date: 12/1/1995
  • Series: Arnold Publications Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 204
  • Product dimensions: 7.60 (w) x 9.70 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

List of contributors
1 Epidemiology 1
2 Relation of abscess to fistula 13
3 The role of microbiology in the etiology and management of acute anorectal sepsis 25
4 Classification 33
5 Clinical assessment 47
6 Fistulography 53
7 Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and anal endosonography (AES) 59
8 Objectives in management 69
9 The 'lay open' technique 73
10 Core out 81
11 The loose seton 87
12 The cutting seton 95
13 Management by chemical seton 103
14 Management by advancement flap technique 107
15 The intersphincteric approach 115
16 Crohn's fistula: the radical approach 123
17 Crohn's fistula: the conservative approach 131
18 Rectovaginal fistula in Crohn's disease 143
19 Tuberculous fistulas 163
20 Other conditions 169
21 Approach to the difficult fistula 177
Index 183
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