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Sphincterotomy: A sphincterotomy is surgery to treat a tear in the anal sphincter muscle; the muscle is cut, which relaxes the muscle and reduces spasms that hinder the healing process. Scar tissue from the anal fissure may also be excised.
These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Sphincterotomy:
These non-surgical medical options may be possible alternative treatments to performing Sphincterotomy:
Surgical procedure options to consider as an alternative for Sphincterotomy may include these surgeries:
These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Sphincterotomy may include:
Possible surgical complications of Sphincterotomy may include:
The prognosis for a good medical outcome: The prognosis is good.
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