Transanal hemorrhoidal dearterialization: a systematic review.

  title={Transanal hemorrhoidal dearterialization: a systematic review.},
  author={Pasquale Giordano and John W. Overton and Francesco Madeddu and Sabir Zaman and Gianpiero Gravante},
  journal={Diseases of the colon and rectum},
  volume={52 9},
PURPOSE Transanal hemorrhoidal dearterialization consists of a Doppler-guided ligation of the distal branches of the rectal arteries. The aim of this review is to assess the current evidence on dearterialization, establish the safety and efficacy of the technique, define its indications, and identify its possible advantages and limitations. METHODS All published studies on dearterialization without language restrictions were reviewed systematically. Primary outcome measures were postoperative… CONTINUE READING


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