Fistula tract curettage and the use of biological dermal plugs improve high transsphincteric fistula healing in an animal model.

Benlice C., Yildiz M., Baghaki S., Erguner I., Olgun D. C. , Batur S., ...More

International journal of colorectal disease, vol.31, no.2, pp.291-9, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 31 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00384-015-2374-8
  • Title of Journal : International journal of colorectal disease
  • Page Numbers: pp.291-9


The treatment of high transsphincteric fistula is a complex procedure, which may be associated with the risk of recurrence and fecal incontinence. In this study, we used an animal model to compare different types of sphincter-preserving treatments for transsphincteric fistula.