Prospective Analysis of 48 Consecutive Cases of VAAFT. Dr.Manoharan Nandakishore General and Laproscopic Surgeon Apollo Hospitals,Chennai. CONFLICT OF INTEREST. NONE. AIM. To study the safety, efficacy and patient comfort factor in the treatment of fistula in ano with VAAFT.
To study the safety, efficacy and patient comfort factor in the treatment of fistula in ano with VAAFT.
This was a prospective study from August 2011 to February 2012 involving 48 patients, who had presented with fistula in ano.
6 of 16 Intersphincteric fistula
4 of 23 Transsphincteric fistula
For all intersphinteric and transsphinteric cases and two cases of low anal fistula.
Score 1 - 11 patients
Score 2 - 29 patients
Score 3 - 8 patients (GA)
3 MONTHS POST OPERATIVE
Low anal – 1
Intersphincteric -4 (2)
Transsphincteric – 2(2)
100 % in 48 hours