Published online Aug 7, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i29.4799
Revised: June 17, 2013
Accepted: June 28, 2013
Published online: August 7, 2013
Core tip: Stapled hemorrhoidopexy (SH) and Ligasure hemorrhoidectomy are probably equally valuable techniques in modern hemorrhoid surgery. However, appropriate surgical techniques are important in SH, especially the placement of the purse-string suture. Its misplacement may cause operative and postoperative complications.