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LigaSure Hemorrhoidectomy Versus Stapled Hemorrhoidopexy

2014-07-24 14:06:41 | BioPortfolio

Summary

This study was designed to compare the outcome of LigaSure hemorrhoidectomy and stapled hemorrhoidopexy for prolapsed hemorrhoids.

Description

The study was designed as a single-blind, prospective, randomized controlled trial and was approved by the Ethics Committee of Ahmadi Hospital, Kuwait. Patients were randomly assigned to undergo either hemorrhoidectomy with the LigaSure device or stapled hemorrhoidopexy. Patients were blinded as to the type of procedure perform. Candidates for the study were consecutive patients with symptomatic grade III or IV hemorrhoids admitted to the Ahmadi Hospital (secondary care hospital), Kuwait, from January 2006 through July 2007.

Study Design

Time Perspective: Prospective

Conditions

Prolapsed Hemorrhoids

Intervention

Surgery

Location

Ahmadi Hospital
Ahmadi
Kuwait
61008

Status

Completed

Source

Kuwait Oil Company Ahmadi Hospital

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-24T14:06:41-0400

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