Gracilis muscle transposition for treatment of recurrent anovaginal, rectovaginal, rectourethral, and pouch-vaginal fistulas in patients with inflammatory bowel disease.

Affiliation

Department of Surgery, Caritas Clinic St. Josef, Landshuter Str. 65, 93053, Regensburg, Germany. [Email]

Abstract

The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of gracilis muscle transposition (GMT) to treat recurrent anovaginal, rectovaginal, rectourethral, and pouch-vaginal fistulas in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).

Keywords

Crohn disease,Fecal incontinence,Surgical flaps,Surgical stomas,

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