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Anal Fissure

Symptoms, Diagnosis and Therapies

  • Volker Wienert
  • Franz Raulf
  • Horst Mlitz

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Volker Wienert, Franz Raulf, Horst Mlitz
    Pages 1-5
  3. Volker Wienert, Franz Raulf, Horst Mlitz
    Pages 7-23
  4. Volker Wienert, Franz Raulf, Horst Mlitz
    Pages 25-49
  5. Volker Wienert, Franz Raulf, Horst Mlitz
    Pages 51-54
  6. Volker Wienert, Franz Raulf, Horst Mlitz
    Pages 55-66
  7. Volker Wienert, Franz Raulf, Horst Mlitz
    Pages 67-73
  8. Volker Wienert, Franz Raulf, Horst Mlitz
    Pages 75-77
  9. Volker Wienert, Franz Raulf, Horst Mlitz
    Pages 79-89
  10. Volker Wienert, Franz Raulf, Horst Mlitz
    Pages 91-98
  11. Volker Wienert, Franz Raulf, Horst Mlitz
    Pages 99-103
  12. Volker Wienert, Franz Raulf, Horst Mlitz
    Pages 105-166
  13. Volker Wienert, Franz Raulf, Horst Mlitz
    Pages 167-167
  14. Back Matter
    Pages 169-170

About this book

Introduction

This highly informative monograph offers a comprehensive and interdisciplinary reference for the management and treatment of the whole spectrum of painful tears in the anus and anal canal. Based upon a systematic review of all relevant papers on the topic starting from 1865, the book deals with the primary anal fissure, acute and chronic - with a new definition of the latter one provided - , and the secondary anal fissure in every detail, particularly its medical history , etiology , signs and symptoms , medical findings , therapy and its evaluation, differential diagnosis.  It also covers all available evidence based therapeutic strategies. This book will appeal to a wide readership, from proctologists and surgeons through gynecologists, to urologists, dermatologists and gastroenterologists.

Keywords

anal pain painful defecation anal tear anal bleeding anal ulcer sphincter hypertonia anal stenosis sphincteral sclerosis sentinel pile hypertrophied anal papilla secondary anal fissure fissurectomy lateral subcutaneous sphincterotomy fecal soiling

Authors and affiliations

  • Volker Wienert
    • 1
  • Franz Raulf
    • 2
  • Horst Mlitz
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of ProctologyClinic for Dermatology at RWTH Aachen UniversityAachenGermany
  2. 2.Medical Center of ColoproctologyMünsterGermany
  3. 3.Medical Center of ColoproctologySaarbrückenGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-49244-5
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-49243-8
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-49244-5
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