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Drainage Seton versus external anal sphincter-sparing Seton after rerouting of the fistula tract in the treatment of complex anal fistula: a randomized controlled trial. Dis Colon Rectum 2019; 62: 980-987

Published: 5th March 2020

Authors: Omar W, Alqasaby A, Abdelnaby M, Youssef M, Shalaby M, Anwar Abdel-Razik M et al.


Sixty patients were included in the study. The rerouting procedure took longer (43.8 versus 29.8 min, P<0.0001), but initial pain at 24h was less (P<0.0001) and healing was quicker (46 versus 103 days, P<0.0001).

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