Difficulties with the Stapled Hemorrhoidectomy Procedure

  • Sang W. Lee


Stapled hemorrhoidectomy has shown to be equally effective and less painful than traditional surgeries in properly selected patients. Protecting the anoderm during the procedure is key in preventing any potential complications.


PPH Stapled hemorrhoidectomy Anoderm 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sang W. Lee
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  1. 1.Department of Surgery – Colon and Rectal SurgeryKeck School of Medicine of University of Southern CaliforniaLos AngelesUSA

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