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World J Gastroenterol. Dec 7, 2014; 20(45): 16976-16983
Published online Dec 7, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i45.16976
Table 4 Results for grade IV hemorrhoids
MethodsMean operating time (min)Return to work (d)Recurrence at < 1 yr (%)Recurrence at> 1 yr (%)Post-op bleeding (%)ARU (%)Fistula (%)Anal stricture (%)
DGHALNRNR59.3[9]NR3.7[9]3.7[9]0[9]NR
DGHAL + RAR35[51]NRNR9[51]4[51]NRNRNR
SH24[52]NRNR50-53.3[52,55]0[52]NRNRNR
CH27.4-39[52,53]16.4[53]NR0-6.25[52,53,55]6.25-11[52,53]0[53]NRNR
CH + LigaSure22.3[53]12.2[53]NR0[53]4[53]4[53]NRNR

Citation: Yeo D, Tan KY. Hemorrhoidectomy - making sense of the surgical options. World J Gastroenterol 2014; 20(45): 16976-16983