Botulinum neurotoxin and other treatments for fissure-in-ano and pelvic floor disorders

Giorgio Maria, Gabriele Sganga, Im Civello, Giuseppe Brisinda

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Abstract

The management of disorders of the lower gastrointestinal tract, such as chronic anal fissure and pelvic floor dysfunction, has undergone re-evaluation recently. To a large extent this is due to the advent of neurochemical treatments, such as botulinum neurotoxin injections and topical nitrate ointment.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)950-961
Number of pages12
JournalBritish Journal of Surgery
Volume89
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2002

Keywords

  • Anti-Dyskinesia Agents
  • Botulinum Toxins
  • Chronic Disease
  • Constipation
  • Female
  • Fissure in Ano
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Nitric Oxide
  • Pelvic Floor

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