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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
Contractor: University of Aberdeen
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
Traditional haemorrhoidectomy was more clinically effective than stapled haemorrhoidopexy, although more painful in the short term.
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