anal sphincter


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The first treatment that should be offered for any incontinence patient with anal sphincter defect is primary sphincter repair.
This time, we report the case of a 44-year-old male, presenting with extremely sharp upper back pain followed by paraplegia and anal sphincter impairment developed in emergency department (ED), which was treated by immediate intervention with emergent thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR) with stenting, aiming at amelioration of the pressure gradient across the juxtaductal coarctation in the aorta, thus minimizing the vascular pressure of the patient's spinal artery, to ensure the safety and the completeness of following surgical decompression of the spinal epidural hematoma.
Hypertrophic myopathy of internal anal sphincter (HMAS) is characterized by diffuse thickening of anal sphincter.
Comparison of posterior internal anal sphincter myectomy and intrasphincteric botulinum toxin injection for treatment of internal anal sphincter achalasia: A meta-analysis.
First, a semicircular incision was made matching the projection of the anal sphincter. The second U-shaped incision was made on the posterior commissure of the bulbospongiosus muscles (Figure 1).
Moreover, low-lying staple lines may incorporate the internal and/or external anal sphincter and cause damage.
Anal endosonography is the gold standard in imaging the sphincters, and has superseded conventional electromyography mapping in the diagnosis of anal sphincter defects.
Sometimes, wide local excision might not be possible and abdominoperineal resection might be necessaried if the tumor wraps a considerable component of the anal sphincter. The addition of adjuvant treatment (chemotherapy, vaccine, radiotherapy) might be of profit in a few patients, but usefulness maintains uncorroborated.
Chronic anal fissure was diagnosed if duration of the symptoms (pain and bleeding) was more than 6 weeks along with if fibers of the internal anal sphincter were visible at the base of the fissure.
Most studies highlighting prevalence rates and predictors for the development of anal incontinence (AI) in women do so in the context of labour, childbirth and anal sphincter injury, with prevalence rates in both primipara and multipara varying from 13% to 44% between 6 weeks and 10 months post-partum.
In the study period, the rate of perineal tear grade II never exceeded 2%, whereas perineal tear grade III (obstetric anal sphincter injuries, OASIS) according to the old nomenclature was a sporadic event never exceeding 0.4% of the study material.
This problem can also occur in people whose anal sphincter tone (the muscle that controls the anal opening) is too tight and cannot relax to pass the stool.
Many nerves are in the area, including the ones that control the anal sphincter. Some dogs will have loose stools or some fecal incontinence for a few days to a week or more post-surgery.