Closed vs ligasure hemorrhoidectomy: a prospective, randomized clinical trial.

@article{Pattanaarun2006ClosedVL,
  title={Closed vs ligasure hemorrhoidectomy: a prospective, randomized clinical trial.},
  author={Jirawat Pattana-arun and Nutthapong Sooriprasoet and Chucheep Sahakijrungruang and Kasaya Tantiphlachiva and Arun Rojanasakul},
  journal={Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand = Chotmaihet thangphaet},
  year={2006},
  volume={89 4},
  pages={
          453-8
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To compare the operative time, postoperative complications, and analgesic requirement between closed hemorrhoidectomy and Ligasure hemorrhoidectomy. MATERIAL AND METHOD The study was conducted in a prospectively randomized controlled fashion. Forty-seven patients with grade 3 or 4 hemorrhoids plus external component or skin tag were operated on by either hemorrhoidectomy with Ligasure (24 patients) or closed hemorrhoidectomy (23 patients). One patient in each group was lost to… CONTINUE READING