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Anal fissure - series—Procedure

Procedure

Overview

Sphincterotomy, when properly performed, is very effective in healing anal fissures.

Update Date 7/9/2012

Updated by: Todd Eisner, MD, Private practice specializing in Gastroenterology, Boca Raton, FL. Clinical Instructor, Florida Atlantic University School of Medicine. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc.

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