1 History of Cognition and Treatment of Anal Fistula 2 Anatomy and Physiology of Anal Fistula 3 The Etiology of Anal Fistula 4 Clinical Manifestation of Anal Fistula 5 Common Methods of Examination for Anal Fistula 6 Classification and diagnosis of anal fistula 7 The Therapeutic Principle of Fistula-in-ano 8 Surgical Treatment of Anal Fistula 9 Non-operative Treatment of Anal Fistula 10 Diagnosis and Treatment of Special Anal Fistula 11 Controversial Problems in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Anal Fistula
This book offers an interdisciplinary reference for diagnosis and treatment of anal fistula. First chapters provide state of the art review of anatomy, etiology, sign and symptoms, medical findings and differential diagnosis of anal fistula. The following chapters cover surgical and non-surgical treatment of anal fistula. Other important chapter presents diagnosis and treatment of special anal fistula, including anal fistula of Crohn’s disease, anal fistula in infants, tuberculous anal fistula, and anal fistula associated with AIDS. It will appeal to proctologists and surgeons in gastroenterology.
Department of Anorectal Surgery
Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine
Nanjing, Jiangsu, China
Department of Proctology
China-Japan Friendship Hospital