Video Assisted Anal Fistula Treatment – V.A.A.F.T

Video Assisted Anal Fistula Treatment – V.A.A.F.T

V.A.A.F.T (Video Assisted Anal Fistula Treatment) This is technologically the latest surgical treatment available for Fistula-in-ano. Under anaesthesia, a small telescope is passed through the outer opening of the fistula-in-ano on the skin. This is connected to an HD-camera which transmits the image of the inner side of the fistula tract to an HD- monitor.(…)

What is Fistula and Causes of Fistula-in-ano

What is Fistula-in-ano or anal fistula? By definition a Fistula is a tunnel open at both ends. Fistula-in-ano is such a tunnel which has one opening inside the anal canal and the other opening outside on the skin around the anus. What causes a Fistula-in-ano? Please read and try to understand. Our inner wall of(…)

What are the symptoms when one has fistula-in-ano?

Initially there is severe throbbing pain at the anus + fever. Later the pus bag (abscess) ruptures and pus comes out of the outer skin opening. The pain settles down.  But as soon as the pressure of pus is relieved, the outer opening heals itself. …………Now as the inner opening is patent and contamination gets(…)