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A pragmatic, multicentre, randomised controlled trial comparing stapled haemorrhoidopexy to traditional excisional surgery for haemorrhoidal disease (eTHoS): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial.

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BACKGROUND: Current interventions for haemorrhoidal disease include traditional haemorrhoidectomy (TH) and stapled haemorrhoidopexy (SH) surgery. However, uncertainty remains as to how they compare from a clinical, quality of life (QoL) and economic perspective. The study is therefore designed to determine whether SH is more effective and more cost-effective, compared with TH. METHODS/DESIGN: eTHoS (either Traditional Haemorrhoidectomy or Stapled Haemorrhoidopexy for Haemorrhoidal Disease) is...

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Name:
Medical Research Council
Funding agency for:
Cook, J
Grant:
G0601938
G1002292
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Name:
National Institute for Health Research
Publisher:
BioMed Central
Journal:
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Volume:
15
Issue:
1
Pages:
439
Publication date:
2014-01-01
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EISSN:
1745-6215
ISSN:
1745-6215
Language:
English
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pubs:505630
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uuid:222592f3-38db-4d1a-8858-47ac24e64083
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pubs:505630
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505630
Deposit date:
2015-12-01

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