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HTA - 08/24/02

A pragmatic multicentre randomised controlled trial comparing stapled haemorrhoidopexy to conventional excisional surgery for haemorrhoidal disease.

Project title: A pragmatic multicentre randomised controlled trial comparing stapled haemorrhoidopexy to conventional excisional surgery for haemorrhoidal disease.

Call to action: 08/24 Stapled versus conventional surgery for haemorrhoids

Research type: Primary Research

Chief investigator: Professor Angus WatsonORCID logoorcid.org/0000-0003-1556-0097

Lead Author: Professor Angus WatsonORCID logoorcid.org/0000-0003-1556-0097

Contractor: University of Aberdeen

Cost: £1,256,328.07

Co-investigators: Associate Professor Jonathan Cook, Dr Brian Buckley, Mr Andrew Maw, Mr Finlay Curran, Mr Malcolm Loudon, Mr Ramesh Rajagopal, Professor David Jayne, Professor John Norrie, Professor Luke Vale, Professor Steven Brown.

Started: October 2010 | Status: Published December 2017

ISRCTN: 80061723

Traditional haemorrhoidectomy was more clinically effective than stapled haemorrhoidopexy, although more painful in the short term.

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