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Hemorrhoidectomy--how I do it: experience with the St. Mark's Hospital technique for emergency hemorrhoidectomy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  300319     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Eighty-five patients who had thrombosed hemorrhoids underwent emergency hemorrhoidectomy according to St. Mark's Hospital technique, with very good results. All specimens were found to have dilated blood vessels filled with thrombi of different sizes, with irregular, fibrotic or hyalinized vascular walls. Early complications included urinary retention and painful defecation in some patients. Late complications included only skin tags. No sepsis was found among our patients. Although operative bleeding can be tedious during the hemorrhoidectomy, it was a complication in the postoperative period of only one patient. Segmental, open hemorrhoidectomy performed according to the St. Mark's Hospital technique has been shown to be an ideal operation for the treatment of patients who have hemorrhoidal thrombosis, prolapse, edema, and bleeding.
P M Nieves; J Perez; J A Suárez
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Diseases of the colon and rectum     Volume:  20     ISSN:  0012-3706     ISO Abbreviation:  Dis. Colon Rectum     Publication Date:  1977 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1977-05-27     Completed Date:  1977-05-27     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372764     Medline TA:  Dis Colon Rectum     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  197-201     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage / complications
Hemorrhoids / complications,  surgery*
Middle Aged
Necrosis / complications
Postoperative Complications / etiology
Rectal Prolapse / complications
Thrombosis / complications
Urination Disorders / etiology

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