Long-term outcome of stapled hemorrhoidopexy for Grade III and Grade IV hemorrhoids.

@article{Ceci2008LongtermOO,
  title={Long-term outcome of stapled hemorrhoidopexy for Grade III and Grade IV hemorrhoids.},
  author={Francesco Ceci and Marcello Picchio and Domenico Palimento and Benedetto Cal{\`i} and Sergio Corelli and Erasmo Spaziani},
  journal={Diseases of the colon and rectum},
  year={2008},
  volume={51 7},
  pages={1107-12}
}
PURPOSE This study was designed to assess the long-term results of stapled hemorrhoidopexy in 291 patients with Grade III and Grade IV hemorrhoids after a minimum follow-up of five years. METHODS Records of patients submitted to stapled hemorrhoidopexy for Grade III and Grade IV hemorrhoids between January 1999 and December 2002 were retrospectively analyzed. Long-term outcome was evaluated with a standardized questionnaire and an office visit, including anorectal examination and rigid… CONTINUE READING