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Techniques in Coloproctology

, Volume 21, Issue 9, pp 761–762 | Cite as

Treatment of chronic anal fissure with sacral neuromodulation: a pilot study

  • A. Muñoz-Duyos
  • L. Lagares-Tena
  • S. Delgado-Rivilla
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Notes

Acknowledgements

The authors would like to thank Sylva-Astrik Torossian for her editorial contributions.

Compliance with ethical standards

Conflict of interest

Arantxa Muñoz-Duyos and Salvadora Delgado-Rivilla have been paid speakers for Medtronic (Minneapolis, MN, USA). Laura Lagares-Tena has no conflict of interest to declare.

Ethical approval

This study was approved by the Ethics Committee of the Hospital Universitari MútuaTerrassa.

Informed consent

Informed consent was obtained from all patients.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Muñoz-Duyos
    • 1
  • L. Lagares-Tena
    • 1
  • S. Delgado-Rivilla
    • 1
  1. 1.Unit of Colorectal Surgery, Department of General Surgery, University Hospital MútuaTerrassaUniversity of BarcelonaTerrassaSpain

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