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29 April 2024: Clinical Research

Comparative Analysis of Open and Closed Sphincterotomy for the Treatment of Chronic Anal Fissure: Safety and Efficacy Evaluation

Mehmet Zafer Sabuncuoglu 1ABCDEF , Isa Sozen 1AE , İsmail Zihni 1ABF* , Girayhan Celik 1EF , Bilal Turan 2CD , Serdar Acar 3D , İsa Karaca 3BD , Demet Gunduz 4ADE

DOI: 10.12659/MSM.944127

Med Sci Monit 2024; 30:e944127

Table 1 Comparison of follow-up time, age, and complications according to open and closed lateral internal sphincterotomy surgery groups of patients.

Open LIPClosed LIPp
Follow-up time (mean ±SD)19.73±13.3635.05±13.63*
Age (mean±SD)40.98±12.2044.64±13.780.080
Complication (n, %)0.462
 Pain8 (50.0)5 (21.7)
 Stream2 (12.5)2 (8.7)
 Fecal incontinence0 (0,0)4 (17.4)
 Gas incontinence0 (0,0)1 (4.3)
 Constipation0 (0,0)1 (4.3)
 Bleeding3 (18.8)4 (17.4)
 Itching1 (6.3)1 (4.3)
 Relapse2 (12.5)3 (13.0)
 Tenesmus0 (0.0)2 (8.7)
LIP – lateral internal sphincterotomy.

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