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Mon, May 7, 2018 10:20am

The Role of Setons

By Kanaaz Pereira, Connect Moderator, @kanaazpereira

One treatment option for anal fistulas in Crohn's disease is seton placement. A seton is a silk or latex string that is placed into the fistula to help drain the infection. Mayo Clinic gastroenterologist Dr. Sunanda Kane, M.D., talks about the role of setons in the management of anal fistulas in Crohn’s disease.

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