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Randomized controlled trial comparing rubber band ligation with stapled haemorrhoidopexy for Grade II circumferential haemorrhoids: long-term results.

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OBJECTIVE: An improved understanding of the pathophysiology of haemorrhoids has resulted in the introduction of new surgical techniques including stapled haemorrhoidopexy (SH). This randomized controlled trial compared the long-term effectiveness of SH with rubber band ligation (RBL) in the treatment of grade II circumferential symptomatic haemorrhoids. METHOD: A consecutive cohort of patients was randomly allocated to either SH or RBL. Data on haemorrhoidal symptoms, Cleveland continence sc...

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Journal:
Colorectal disease : the official journal of the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland More from this journal
Volume:
12
Issue:
6
Pages:
579-586
Publication date:
2010-06-01
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EISSN:
1463-1318
ISSN:
1462-8910
Language:
English
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449449
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2014-02-25

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