FAQs

The Fistula in Ano Trial comparing the Biodesign® Surgisi® Anal Fistula Plug versus surgeons preference for transsphincteric fistula-in-ano.

The FIAT Trial will compare the Biodesign® Surgisis® anal fistula plug with the surgeon's preference: advancement flap, fistulotomy, cutting seton and LIFT procedure.

Please contact the FIAT Trial office if you have queries relating to the trial.

Email: FIAT@contacts.bham.ac.uk

Tel: 0121 415 9104

Fax: 0121 415 8871

This page is updated on a regular basis.

What do I do if I am intrested in participating in FIAT?

If you would like to participate in the FIAT trial then please download and completed the FIAT Site Registration Form and send it back to the FIAT Trial office.

Alternatively for further infromation contact the FIAT Trial office

Email: FIAT@contacts.bham.ac.uk

Tel: 0121 415 9104

Fax: 0121 415 8871

How do I randomise a patient into the FIAT Trial?

To randomise a patient into the FIAT Trial Please call the randomisation line on:

             Tel: 0800953 0274 (toll free in the uk) or +44 (0)121 415 9137

         Telephone randomisation is avaliable Monday-Friday 0900-1700 UK time

Randomisation notepads should be used to collate the necessary information and completed prior to randomisation.

Click here to download a copy of the FIAT Randomisation Notepad.

Please see the following guide for further information about the FIAT Trial Randomisation procedure:

FIAT Trial Randomisation Procedure