Online ISSN: 2515-8260

Author : Achari, Venkatesh

A Comparative Study on Manual Anal Dilatation Versus Lateral Internal Sphincterotomy in the Treatment of Fissure in Ano

Satish Deshpande; Venkatesh Achari; Dinesh Jagtap

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2023, Volume 10, Issue 1, Pages 4226-4235

Introduction: Anorectal disorders including fissure and haemorrhoids are among the most common afflictions of this region which negatively impact the ‘quality of life’ of the patient and incur a massive financial burden on both the patient. Most of the patients hesitate to seek medical care unless the symptoms become too bothersome. The present study was conducted in our proctology unit to compare the outcome of Manual anal dilatation and lateral internal sphincterotomy in the management of fissure in ano.