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Abstract

The definition, incidence, and conservative treatment of anal fissure have been adequately discussed elsewhere as have the other pathologies covered in this volume; thus, with few exceptions, these topics are not discussed here. This leaves more space for the real theme of this book: the prevention and cure of complications associated with surgical therapy for proctological disease.

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Anal Fissure Anal Incontinence External Sphincter Internal Sphincter Chronic Anal Fissure 
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Authors and Affiliations

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

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