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Anal Fistulotomy

Anal Fistulotomy involves surgical removal of a fistula, which is a small tunnel leading from the anal canal to a hole in the skin near the anus.

  • Local or general anesthesia may be used
  • Procedure is performed using a scope inserted into the anus
  • Surgeon will make a cut through one side of the fistula, allowing it to drain and heal from the inside out