volume 74, issue 10, P921-924 2008
DOI: 10.1177/000313480807401008
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Abstract: The purpose of this study was to determine the long-term outcome of endorectal advancement flap (ERF) for complex anorectal fistulae. A total of 38 ERF were performed in 36 patients (2003–2007). Mean age was 45 years. The most common fistula type was transsphincteric. Eighty-one per cent of patients had prior surgical interventions. Primary closure rate was 83 per cent. Of the six initial failures, four were noted in patients operated for recurrent rectovaginal fistula. Postoperative complications occurred in…

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