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Invited Commentary

  • Luis A. Carriquiry


There are very few randomized studies concerning emergency anorectal surgery, so there is scant level I or II evidence to justify most of our common management strategies. Thus, Dr. Nyström cannot count upon many compelling certainties, but only upon his outstanding capacity of judgment applied to his vast experience.


Anal Canal Fecal Diversion Invite Commentary Rectal Injury Fistula Track 
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