Aug 08, 2017 · The surgery, called a lateral internal sphincterotomy (LIS), involves making a small cut in the anal sphincter muscle. It reduces pain and pressure, allowing the fissure to heal. The pain from. An anal fissure is a tear or split in the skin lining of the anus. Lateral anal sphincterotomy is an operation to treat an anal fissure. An anal fissure is a tear or split in the skin lining of the anus. Skip to Navigation. Toggle navigation Toggle site search. Search the ACPGBI website Submit.
It may sound painful, but sphincterotomy can be performed with only local anesthesia. Many who went through the operation claims that the pain is much less compared to the pain of anal fissures itself. You may feel continuing pain a few days after sphincterotomy (some reported up to a week). Dec 11, 2017 · A lateral internal sphincterotomy is a simple and widely performed procedure and is highly effective in the treatment of anal fissures. It’s not usual for there to be any side effects following Author: Becky Young.
Has anybody had a Sphincterotomy? Follow Posted 5 years ago, 68 I am suffering at the moment with pain anyway with each BM as the polyp is so big and prolapsing also the anal fissure and at the moment after each BM I am in pain and have sitz bath and cream over there, if it will be like now that's ok but hopefully it won't be more painful. Sphincterotomy is a surgical procedure to cut or stretch sphincter. Sphincter is the circular muscles around the anus that control bowel movement ().Sphincterotomy is a treatment for patients that suffers from anal fissures, piles or sometimes described as passing of glass.The purpose of sphincterotomy is to loosen the sphincter muscles and facilitate healing.