Further information about Fistula-In-Ano and participating in clinical trials can be found on the following pages:

Participating in Clinical Trials

Understanding Clinical Trials - A uk Clinical Research Collaboration (UKCRN) document

NHS Choices - Clinical Trials and Medical Research

Patients, carers and the public


Information on Fistula-In-Ano from Bowel Health - A patient information website

Other Colorectal trials

Find out about other Colorectal Trials and the University of Birmingham Clinical Trials Unit unit below:

BCTU - The University of Birmingham Clinical trials Unit (BCTU) is a Research Unit within the School of Medicine specialising in the design, conduct and analysis of clinical trials.

CReST - The role of endoluminal stenting in the acute management of obstructing colorectal cancer.

DREAMS - Dexamethasone Reduces Emesis After Major Gastrointestinal Surgery

FOxTROT - Fluoropyrimidine, Oxaliplatin & Targeted Receptor pre-Operative Therapy for colon cancerA randomised trial assessing whether preoperative chemotherapy and/or anti-EGFR monoclonal antibody improve outcome in high-risk operable colon cancer

TREC - Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery (TEM) and Radiotherapy in Early Rectal CancerA randomised Phase II feasibility study to compare radical TME surgery versus short course preoperative radiotherapy with delayed local excision for treatment of early rectal cancer.

QUASAR - Tumor Marker StudyQUASAR1 a UKCCCR study of adjuvant chemotherapy for colorectal cancer