Role of 0.4% glyceryl trinitrate ointment after haemorrhoidectomy: results of a prospective randomised study

@article{Franceschilli2012RoleO0,
  title={Role of 0.4% glyceryl trinitrate ointment after haemorrhoidectomy: results of a prospective randomised study},
  author={Luana Franceschilli and Stefano D’Ugo and Elisabetta de Luca and Federica Cadeddu and Giovanni Milito and Nicola Di Lorenzo and Achille L. Gaspari and Pierpaolo Sileri},
  journal={International Journal of Colorectal Disease},
  year={2012},
  volume={28},
  pages={365-369}
}
Conventional haemorrhoidectomy (CH) is well known to cause significant post-operative pain and delayed return to daily activities. Both surgical wounds and sphincterial apparatus spasms are likely responsible for the pain. In this study, we evaluated the role of glyceryl trinitrate ointment (GTN) in reducing post-operative pain, ameliorating wound healing and recovery after CH. Between 01/08 and 12/11, 203 patients with symptomatic haemorrhoids were enrolled in the study and received (103… CONTINUE READING
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