Last updated on February 2018

Multicenter Prospective Trial on Hemorrhoids

Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: Hemorrhoids
  • Age: Between 18 - 100 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female

Inclusion Criteria:

Patient must be:

  • At least 18 years-old
  • Able to sign informed consent
  • Presenting with prolapsed, non-incarcerated, reducible hemorrhoids in at least 3 columns at physical examination and scheduled for either Ferguson or THD hemorrhoidectomy.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Any prior anorectal surgery except for conventional office-based interventions (rubber band ligation, sclerotherapy, and infrared coagulation)
  • Prior pelvic radiotherapy
  • Inflammatory bowel diseases
  • Pre-existing fecal incontinence (Wexner score5 8)
  • Pre-existing chronic anal diseases
  • Grades III and IV gynecological and obstetrical trauma per medical history and/or physical examination
  • Connective tissue disorders
  • Subject is pregnant
  • Subject is under incarceration

Recruitment Status: Open

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