Below are some terms or abbreviations that you may come across in articles about sphincterotomy or when talking to your doctor.

  • BM – Bowel movement, or passing motion.
  • Botox – A method of treatment for anal fissure.
  • CRS – Colon Rectal Specialist
  • EST – Endoscopic Sphincterotomy
  • IBD – Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • LIS – Lateral Internal Sphincterotomy, the most common type of sphincterotomy.
  • MoM – Milk of Magnesia
  • Sitz bath – a bath by sitting on shallow water, where you dip your lower body in (usually warm) water to clean and soothen your lower body after BM.

3 Articles Related to Glossary

  1. Pingback: Botox vs Sphincterotomy | Sphincterotomy – Treatment and Recovery

  2. Pingback: Lateral Internal Sphincterotomy | Sphincterotomy - Treatment and Recovery

  3. Pingback: Sphincterotomy Medication and Supplements | Sphincterotomy - Treatment and Recovery