Main Advantages of Stapled Hemorrhoidopexy
It is rational to recommend a tailored surgery in the treatment of different grades of symptomatic hemorrhoids. For this reason, the colorectal surgeon needs to perform different procedures and to know very well the advantages and disadvantages of them.
Our aim is to review the main advantages of stapled hemorrhoidopexy during the short and long-term follow-up. We will compare these outcomes with traditional excisional surgery or conventional hemorrhoidectomy, and with the new procedures like transanal hemorrhoidal dearterialization with mucopexy.
There is scientific evidence on the advantages of the stapled hemorrhoidopexy in terms of less postoperative pain and a shorter recovery time compared with excisional hemorrhoidectomy. The concern of significantly higher symptomatic recurrence in the long term after stapled hemorrhoidopexy would recommend a tailored indication of the different surgical procedures, independently or in association with stapled hemorrhoidopexy.
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