Traumatic posterior anal injury requiring a sphincteroplasty without diversion [post]

Elroy Weledji, Ngwane Ntongwetape
2021 unpublished
The anal sphincters may be divided by direct anal trauma or by severe pelvic injuries. The preoperative clinical assessment may correlate well with intra-operative assessment. As long as about half the sphincter ring remains active there is a good chance of restoring satisfactory faecal continence following a sphincteroplasty.
doi:10.22541/au.161396404.48311680/v1 fatcat:c25eqeaecreerims3jixhyiski