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Intra-sphincteric injection of botulinum toxin seems to be a reliable option causing temporary alleviation of sphincter spasm and allowing the fissure to heal. study is to compare the outcome of surgical sphincterotomy and botulinum toxin injection treatments in patients with uncomplicated chronic anal fissure.
consecutive patients with uncomplicated chronic anal fissure who had failed conservative treatment were randomized to receive either intra-sphincteric injection of botulinum toxin (BT) or lateral internal sphincterotomy (LIS). Postoperative pain relief, healing of fissure, continence scores and fissure relapse during 18 weeks of follow up was the outcomes assessed.
Observational Model: Case Control, Time Perspective: Prospective
conservative lateral internal sphincterotomy, Intra-sphincteric Botulinum-toxin injection
Department of General Surgery-Theodore Bilharz Research Institute ,
Theodor Bilharz Research Institute
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:09:42-0400
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