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This procedure involves placing a suture or rubber band seton in the fistula that is progressively tightened.
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Controlled lateral sphincterotomy for chronic anal fissure. Hospitals that performed more ligation of intersphincteric fistula tract procedures had higher healing rates at 3 months. The guidelines list surgical drainage of the abscesses as first-line treatment prior to starting immunosuppressive therapy. Find Research Faculty Enter the last name, specialty or keyword for your search below. OnabotulinumtoxinA is used typically to treat muscle hypertonia and cosmetic disorders. Nutrition Subscribe or Preview.