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Traumatic posterior anal injury requiring a sphincteroplasty without diversion.
  • Elroy Weledji,
  • Ngwane Ntongwetape
Elroy Weledji
University of Buea
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Ngwane Ntongwetape
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Abstract

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.

Peer review status:IN REVISION

06 Jan 2021Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
07 Jan 2021Assigned to Editor
07 Jan 2021Submission Checks Completed
22 Feb 2021Reviewer(s) Assigned
18 Apr 2021Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
18 Apr 2021Editorial Decision: Revise Minor