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DOI: 10.14704/nq.2022.20.8.NQ44423

A Comparative Study between Laser and Ligation as Sphincter Preserving Techniques in the Management of Intersphincteric Perianal Fistula

Mahmoud AbdouYassin, Wesam Mohammad Amr, Hatem Mohammad and Mahmoud SobhiAbdultawwab


:In general surgery, recurrence of perianal fistula and anal incontinence are fearful morbidities of surgeons. The incidence of recurrence, anal incontinence and postoperative pain was high with old techniques. Fistula tract Laser Closure (FiLaC) and Ligation of Intersphincteric Fistula Tract (LIFT) are feasible and safe techniques with low postoperative pain and minimal incontinence.


Fistula tract laser closure; Ligation of intersphincteric fistula tract; Perianal fistula.

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