Randomized clinical trial comparing day-care open haemorrhoidectomy under local versus general anaesthesia.

@article{Kushwaha2008RandomizedCT,
  title={Randomized clinical trial comparing day-care open haemorrhoidectomy under local versus general anaesthesia.},
  author={Rakesh Kushwaha and William C. Hutchings and Christine Davies and Nikhil G. Rao},
  journal={The British journal of surgery},
  year={2008},
  volume={95 5},
  pages={
          555-63
        }
}
BACKGROUND Day-care open haemorrhoidectomy under local anaesthesia (LH) may be the most cost-effective approach to haemorrhoidectomy. This prospective randomized trial compared outcome after LH from patients' and clinical perspectives with that after day-care open haemorrhoidectomy under general anaesthesia (GH). METHODS Forty-one patients with third-degree haemorrhoids were randomized to LH (19) or GH (22). Patient demographics were comparable. A single haemorrhoid was excised in 15 patients… CONTINUE READING
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Randomized clinical trial comparing day - care open haemorrhoidectomy under local versus general anaesthesia

  • R Kushwaha, W Hutchings, C Davies, G RaoN
  • British Journal of Surgery
  • 2008