Fistula Surgery Essay

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Anal Fistula surgery (fistulotomy):
A middle aged male came to emergency department complaining of severe pain above the anus. On examination there was swelling and redness around the anus some blood and pus discharges were noticed, so an immediate surgical intervention was needed. We gave the patient antibiotic then prepare him for the surgery. First we asked the patient to lay on a prone position and we exposed the area. Then we cleaned the area by normal saline to remove any foreign objects. After that, we cleaned the skin around the fistula with iodine solution. Then we injected lidocaine, local anesthesia, into the 4 edges of the fistula. Then, we cut the fistula from the middle and the pus and blood were flushed out, we left the wound

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