Which treatments for anal fissures are being investigated?

Updated: Nov 09, 2018
  • Author: Bruce M Lo, MD, MBA, CPE, RDMS, FACEP, FAAEM, FACHE; Chief Editor: Barry E Brenner, MD, PhD, FACEP  more...
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Potential alternative strategies under investigation for treatment of anal fissues include using textile-based carrier systems loaded with microparticles containing nifedipine and lidocaine hydrochloride [19] as well as topical myoxinol (hydrolyzed Hibiscus esculentus extract). [20]


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