Stapled anopexy versus transanal hemorrhoidal dearterialization for hemorrhoidal disease: a three-year follow-up from a randomized study.

BACKGROUND This randomized study compared the medium-term results of stapled anopexy (SA) and transanal hemorrhoidal dearterialization with anopexy (THD) in 4 homogeneous groups of patients, 2 with third- and 2 with fourth-degree hemorrhoids. METHODS Forty patients with third-degree and 30 with fourth-degree hemorrhoids were randomly submitted to SA (N… (More)