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What is Sphincterectomy?

Sphincterotomy is a surgical procedure which is performed on the internal anal sphincter muscle to treat chronic anal fissure.


What are the advantages of Sphincterectomy?

The following are the advantages of Sphincterectomy:

  1. Treatment for chronic anal fissures
  2. Reduce anal pain during and after defecation
  3. Fewer complications are involved


What are the indications of Sphincterectomy?

Sphincterotomy is indicated in the following conditions:

  1. Chronic anal fissure
  2. Anal fissure not responding to the medications


What are the steps involved in Sphincterectomy?

The steps involved in Sphincterectomy are as follows:

  1. Before the surgery, the patient will be given either local or general anesthesia.
  2. Then, the doctor will examine the anal area with the help of an anoscope and a Pratt bivalve speculum.
  3. A linear incision will be made to expose either internal or external sphincter.
  4. As the tension on the anal fissure is released, the fissures will heal faster.


Who can perform Sphincterectomy [Right specialist type for Sphincterectomy]?

Sphincterotomy can be performed by: 

  1. Colorectal Surgeon
  2. Coloproctologist
  3. General Surgeon who is well experienced in performing successful Sphincterectomy procedure


What is the cost of Sphincterectomy?

Cost of Sphincterectomy depends on factors such as:

  1. Admission fee
  2. Surgeon fee
  3. Age of the patient
  4. The medical condition of the patient
  5. Post-surgical complications that are involved
  6. Type of hospital
  7. The admission room that you opted for
  8. Any other lab tests or examination tests such as X-ray, ECG, etc


Minimum cost for Sphincterectomy in India starts from Rs. 33915

Average expenses for Sphincterectomy in India is approximately Rs. 45466

Maximum amount to be paid for Sphincterectomy in India rises up to Rs. 77000


Is Sphincterectomy a major surgery or minor surgery?

Sphincterotomy can be either major or minor procedure depending on the patient's medical condition.


What are the risks and complications associated with Sphincterectomy?

Risks and complications associated with Sphincterectomy are:

  1. Infection
  2. Bleeding
  3. Recurrence of the fissure
  4. Development of fistula
  5. Severe pain while defecating
  6. Abnormal or uncontrollable bowel movement


How long does it take to complete Sphincterectomy?

Sphincterotomy will take 30 minutes to complete.


What is the recovery time for sphincterotomy?

Individuals who undergo Sphincterectomy can return to their daily activities after 48 hours of the surgery. However, it may take 4-6 weeks to recover completely.


What is the success rate of Sphincterectomy?

The success rate of Sphincterectomy depends on the following factors: 

  1. Age of the patient
  2. The medical condition of the patient
  3. Type of procedure performed


However, the success rate of Sphincterectomy maybe 80-90%.


What are the long-term results of Sphincterectomy?

The long-term results of Sphincterectomy are:

  1. Incontinence or lack of control over defecation
  2. Fecal soiling [Leakage of stool]
  3. Reduced pain while passing stools


Can Sphincterectomy be detected in future?

Sphincterotomy may or may not be detected in the future.


What are the options if Sphincterectomy fails?

If Sphincterectomy fails, then the doctor may recommend revision surgery or may recommend other non-surgical treatment options.


What are the alternatives for Sphincterectomy?

The following are the alternatives for Sphincterectomy:

  1. Fissurectomy
  2. Botulinum toxin injections
  3. Laxatives
  4. Painkillers
  5. Topical anesthetics
  6. Calcium channel blockers