A prospective, randomized, controlled multicenter trial comparing stapled hemorrhoidopexy and Ferguson hemorrhoidectomy: perioperative and one-year results.

@article{Senagore2004APR,
  title={A prospective, randomized, controlled multicenter trial comparing stapled hemorrhoidopexy and Ferguson hemorrhoidectomy: perioperative and one-year results.},
  author={Anthony J. Senagore and Marc E Singer and Herand Abcarian and James Fleshman and Marvin L. Corman and Steven D. Wexner and Santhat Nivatvongs},
  journal={Diseases of the colon and rectum},
  year={2004},
  volume={47 11},
  pages={1824-36}
}
PURPOSE There is a growing body of evidence supporting the lesser degrees of pain with stapled hemorrhoidopexy, also called the procedure for prolapse and hemorrhoids. However, there have been few randomized comparisons assessing both perioperative and long-term outcomes of the procedure for prolapse and hemorrhoids and Ferguson hemorrhoidectomy. Results are presented here from the first prospective, randomized, multicenter trial comparing these hemorrhoid procedures in the United States… CONTINUE READING