Extent of lateral internal sphincterotomy: Up to the dentate line or up to the fissure apex?


Mentes B., Ege B., LEVENTOĞLU Ö. S. , Oguz M., Karadag A.

DISEASES OF THE COLON & RECTUM, vol.48, no.2, pp.365-370, 2005 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 48 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s10350-004-0812-8
  • Title of Journal : DISEASES OF THE COLON & RECTUM
  • Page Numbers: pp.365-370

Abstract

PURPOSE: The aim of this randomized, prospective study was to compare the results of lateral internal sphincterotomy up to the dentate line or up to the fissure apex in the treatment of chronic anal fissure.