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Table 4 Assessment of functional outcome in male patients after PSARP operation using Krickenbeck classification for postoperative results

From: Anorectal anomalies in the male: revisiting the radiological classification

  Cases available for functional assessment Voluntary bowel movements Constipation Fecal soiling
Mild (diet management) Moderate (managed by laxatives, mostly senna derivatives) Severe (resistant to diet and laxatives) Mild Moderate Severe
Recto-bulbar fistula 6 6 (100%)   3   3 2 1
Recto-prostatic fistula 9 7 (77.7%)   3 1 2 4 2
Imperforate anus without fistula 2 1 (50%)    1    1
Total 17 14/17 (82%) 8/17 (47%) 15/17 (88%)