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Table 2 Preoperative characteristics and treatment of patients presenting with complex anal fistula

From: Surgery for fistula-in-ano in a specialist colorectal unit: a critical appraisal

   2nd surgery
NUMBER 162  
FISTULA CLASSIFICATION   
High Trans-sphincteric 122 (65%)  
Extra-sphincteric 2 (0.8%)  
Supra-sphincteric 2 (0.8%)  
Recto-vaginal 7 (2.8%)  
IBD 29 (11%)  
PRINCIPAL SURGERY   
Loose Seton 80 (32%) 11 ADF+permacol inj
17 ADF
18 LIFT
6 permacol injection
Cutting Seton 82 (33%) 8 (fistulotomy)
Postoperative Wexner score   
MEAN FOLLOW-UP (MONTHS) 40 (range 6-74)  
RECURRANCE RATE   
INCONTINENCE 2.4%