Asian J Surg 2021 May 5. Epub 2021 May 5.
Department of Colorectal Surgery, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia; The University of Sydney, Discipline of Surgery, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
Background: Lateral internal sphincterotomy (LIS) remains the gold standard surgical approach for the management of chronic anal fissures (CAF). The procedure however, is complicated by the risk of postoperative incontinence. Intrasphincteric Botulinum Toxin (BT) has gained popularity as an alternative approach, despite being inferior to LIS with regards to cure rates. Read More