Effect of Glyceryl Trinitrate Ointment on Pain Control After Hemorrhoidectomy: A Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials

@article{Liu2015EffectOG,
  title={Effect of Glyceryl Trinitrate Ointment on Pain Control After Hemorrhoidectomy: A Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials},
  author={Jen-Wei Liu and Chao-Chun Lin and K. Kiu and Chun-yu Wang and K B Tam Tam},
  journal={World Journal of Surgery},
  year={2015},
  volume={40},
  pages={215-224}
}
Hemorrhoidectomy is associated with postoperative pain and prolonged wound healing. Glyceryl trinitrate has been shown to decrease muscle spasm and increase anodermal blood flow. A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials was conducted to evaluate the efficacy of topical glyceryl trinitrate application in pain relief after hemorrhoidectomy. PubMed, EMBASE, Cochrane Library, Scopus, and ClinicalTrials.gov registries were searched for studies published before August 2015. Individual effect… CONTINUE READING
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