Closing Perianal Fistulas Using a Laser: Long-Term Results in 103 Patients


Terzi M. C., AĞALAR C., Habip S., Canda A. E., Arslan N. C., BARLIK OBUZ F.

DISEASES OF THE COLON & RECTUM, vol.61, no.5, pp.599-603, 2018 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 61 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/dcr.0000000000001038
  • Journal Name: DISEASES OF THE COLON & RECTUM
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.599-603
  • Keywords: Fistula-tract Laser Closure, Laser closure, Perianal fistula, IN-ANO, ANAL FISTULA, FIBRIN GLUE, FOLLOW-UP, EXPERIENCE, FILAC(TM), CLOSURE, TRACT, PLUG, ABLATION
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Primary closure of the fistula tract using energy emitted by a radial fiber connected to a diode laser is a novel procedure for treating perianal fistulas.