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Colorectal Diseases

Removing anal fissure

07/29/2008

Question:

Is this a safe procedure and what is the chances of absess or anything going wrong.

Answer:

Fissurectomy is safe and can be successful in the right circumstances.

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Response by:

Janice Frederick Rafferty, MD Janice Frederick Rafferty, MD
Professor of Surgery
Chief of Colorectal Surgery Division
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati