Invited Commentary

  • Iwona Sudoł-Szopińska
  • Małgorzata Kołodziejczak


The authors of this chapter should be congratulated on a well-presented summary of complications after colorectal surgery. Their thorough overview ranges from presenting the statistics of these complications to the algorithms for their management. Without a doubt this work would have greater didactic value if it mentioned the examinations to be performed in diagnosing the presented complications. Also lacking were complications of surgery or procedures on the anal canal, such as incontinence of gas and stool, the recurrence of a fistula-in-ano or an abscess, and strictures and deformations of the anal canal.


Anal Sphincter Anal Canal Anal Fissure Internal Anal Sphincter Anal Fistula 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Iwona Sudoł-Szopińska
    • 1
    • 2
  • Małgorzata Kołodziejczak
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of ProctologyHospital at SalteWarsawPoland
  2. 2.Department of Diagnostic ImagingMedical University of WarsawWarsawPoland
  3. 3.Department of Surgery with Subdepartment of ProctologyHospital at SolecWarsawPoland

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