Abstract

Although only a limited number of surgical procedures to treat anal fissure have been described in the literature, many surgical procedures are available to treat hemorrhoids. We know that there are also many possible complications of hemorrhoid surgery. Early complications include hemorrhage; somewhat later there may be abscess formation, and over the long-term incontinence (Hall and Goldberg, 2003).

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  • Mario Pescatori
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  1. 1.Coloproctology UnitArs Medica Hospital and La Sapienza UniversityRomeItaly

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