Heterogeneity in outcome selection, definition and measurement in studies assessing the treatment of cryptoglandular anal fistula: findings from a systematic review

A. J. H. M. Machielsen, N. Iqbal*, M. L. Kimman, K. Sahnan, S. O. Adegbola, G. Kane, R. Woodcock, J. Kleijnen, U. Grossi, S. O. Breukink, P. J. Tozer

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)761-830
Number of pages70
JournalTechniques in coloproctology
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2021


  • Cryptoglandular anal fistula
  • Systematic review
  • Outcome assessment
  • Core outcome set

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