Management of Hemorrhoids

  • Matthew Z. WilsonEmail author
  • Joseph R. Notaro


A clinical complaint of “hemorrhoids” can represent quite a number of clinical problems. There are multiple causes of hemorrhoidal irritation with grades of severity. Surgical intervention should be considered after failure of medical management. The predominant symptoms of hemorrhoid disease should guide the choice of surgical therapy.


Proctoscopy Hemorrhoid thrombosis Internal hemorrhoids External hemorrhoids Hemorrhoidectomy Hemorrhoidopexy Sclerotherapy 

Suggested Reading

  1. Rivadeniera DE, et al. Practice parameters for the management of hemorrhoids (Revised 2010). Dis Colon Rectum. 2011;54:1059–64.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of SurgeryDartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, One Medical Center DriveLebanonUSA
  2. 2.Department of SurgeryRutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical SchoolNew BrunswickUSA

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