Scientific article

Previous sphincter repair does not affect the outcome of repeat repair

Published inDiseases of the colon & rectum, vol. 45, no. 5, p. 635-640
Publication date2002

As many as 60 percent of patients present with recurrent symptoms of fecal incontinence after anterior overlapping anal sphincter repair. The aim of this study was to assess the outcome of repeat overlapping anal sphincter repair.

  • Adult
  • Anal Canal/injuries/innervation/surgery/ultrasonography
  • Birth Injuries/complications
  • Chi-Square Distribution
  • Electromyography
  • Endosonography
  • Fecal Incontinence/etiology/physiopathology/surgery
  • Female
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Humans
  • Manometry
  • Motor Neurons/physiology
  • Pressure
  • Reoperation
  • Statistics, Nonparametric
  • Treatment Outcome
Citation (ISO format)
GIORDANO, Pasquale et al. Previous sphincter repair does not affect the outcome of repeat repair. In: Diseases of the colon & rectum, 2002, vol. 45, n° 5, p. 635–640.
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ISSN of the journal0012-3706

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