Gore-BioA Fistula Plug to Treat Transsphincteric Fistulas
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This is a prospective clinical study on the efficacy of Gore-BioA fistula plug in high transsphincteric fistulas. Follow-up time is six months
Condition or disease
Anal FistulaFecal IncontinenceSurgery
Procedure: Gore-BioA Fistula Plug
Inclusion criteria for the study is a patient with ultrasound or MRI proven high transsphincteric perianal fistula. Patients with Crohns disease, immunosuppressive medication, anovaginal fistula, radiation therapy or chemotherapy are excluded. A Seton is placed in the fistula track for two months before the application of the plug. Patients are followed up for six months. Symptoms of fecal incontinence before and after intervention are monitored with the Cleveland clinic incontinence score.
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