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Ultrasound Guided Lateral Sphincterotomy: Long Term Results

Information source: Hvidovre University Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov processed this data on August 23, 2015
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Condition(s) targeted: Focus: Anal Incontinence After Lateral Sphincterotomy for Chronic Anal Fissure

Intervention: lateral sphincterotomy (Procedure); ultrasound guided lateral sphincterotomy (Procedure)

Phase: N/A

Status: Recruiting

Sponsored by: Hvidovre University Hospital

Overall contact:
Michael Sørensen, MD, Phone: +4538625457, Email: michael.soerensen.02@regionh.dk

Summary

Ultrasound guided placement of the knife intersphincteric increases accuracy and safety during sphincterotomy. Secondly 3-D ultrasound visualizes that the internal anal sphincter is divided.

Clinical Details

Official title: Ultrasound Guided Lateral Sphincterotomy: Long Term Results

Study design: Observational Model: Case-Only, Time Perspective: Retrospective

Primary outcome: Anal incontinence

Secondary outcome: Healing of fissure

Eligibility

Minimum age: 18 Years. Maximum age: N/A. Gender(s): Both.

Criteria:

Inclusion Criteria: Patients undergoing lateral sphincterotomy for chronic anal fissure Exclusion Criteria:

- Previous diltiazem treatment og botox injections were not performed

Locations and Contacts

Michael Sørensen, MD, Phone: +4538625457, Email: michael.soerensen.02@regionh.dk

Hvidovre University Hospital, Hvidovre DK-2650, Denmark; Recruiting
Michael Sørensen, MD, Phone: +4538625457, Email: michael.soerensen.02@regionh.dk
Michael Sørensen, MD, Principal Investigator
Additional Information

Starting date: October 2007
Last updated: March 19, 2015

Page last updated: August 23, 2015

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