What Happens During a Fistulotomy? Center

A fistulotomy is a surgical procedure that opens and drains the fistula, so that the area can heal. It also closes the infected tract. It is usually done as an outpatient procedure, so an overnight stay in the hospital usually is not needed. A fistula is a serious and unpleasant condition and, if left untreated, can lead to long-term complications. Read more: What Happens During a Fistulotomy? Article

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