New concepts in the management of anal fistulae

pescatoriMario Pescatori MD FRCS EBSQ

Parioli Clinic, Rome and Cobellis Clinic, Vallo della Lucania, Italy

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Two outstanding surgeons, one from Great Britain, the late Professor John Goligher and one from  USA, Dr Steven Wexner,   wrote two classical books on colorectal surgery.

The beginning of the chapters on FISTULA-IN-ANO had the same concept in common.

According to Goligher it is more difficult to operate a complex (i.e. recurrent, high, with multiple tracks) anal fistula than a rectal cancer. According to Wexner, fistula-in-ano represents the most challenging disease for a colorectal surgeon.

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