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Literature Review on Stapled Hemorrhoidopexy

  • Emile Kwong-Wei TanEmail author
  • Jia Lin Ng
  • Choong-Leong Tang
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Part of the Coloproctology book series (COLOPROCT, volume 2)


This review of the current literature on stapled hemorrhoidopexy (SH) aims to give readers a summary of SH compared to other techniques in managing advanced-grade (i.e., grade III and IV) internal hemorrhoids, examining the most current data reported in the published literature.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Emile Kwong-Wei Tan
    • 1
    Email author
  • Jia Lin Ng
    • 1
  • Choong-Leong Tang
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Colorectal SurgerySingapore General HospitalSingaporeSingapore

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