fistulotomy


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fistulotomy

 [fis″tu-lot´ah-me]
incision of a fistula.

fis·tu·lot·o·my

(fis'tyū-lot'ŏ-mē),
Incision or surgical enlargement of a fistula.
Synonym(s): syringotomy
[fistula + G. tomē, incision]

fistulotomy

/fis·tu·lot·o·my/ (fis″tu-lot´ah-me) incision of a fistula.

fistulotomy

(fĭs′chə-lŏt′ə-mē)
n.
Incision or surgical enlargement of a fistula.

fistulotomy

The surgical opening or incision into a fistula or fistulous tract.

fis·tu·lot·o·my

(fis'tyū-lot'ŏ-mē)
Incision or surgical enlargement of a fistula.
Synonym(s): syringotomy.
[fistula + G. tomē, incision]

fistulotomy

incision of a fistula.
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Alternatives to fistulotomy also should be considered in patients with impaired continence, in patients with Crohn's disease and AIDS, and in women with anterior fistulas.
Setons are ideal when fistulotomy is inadvisable or contraindicated.
Many can be repaired with a simple procedure called a fistulotomy, but approximately 30 percent of anal fistulas are considered complex and require alternative treatments less likely to prevent anal incontinence.
Continence unaffected by surgery - in contrast with fistulotomy, which can result in faecal incontinence, with minimal tissue manipulation.