Techniques in Coloproctology

, Volume 19, Issue 10, pp 567–575 | Cite as

Evaluation and management of hemorrhoids: Italian society of colorectal surgery (SICCR) consensus statement

  • M. TrompettoEmail author
  • G. Clerico
  • G. F. Cocorullo
  • P. Giordano
  • F. Marino
  • J. Martellucci
  • G. Milito
  • M. Mistrangelo
  • C. Ratto


Hemorrhoids are one of the most common medical and surgical diseases and the main reason for a visit to a coloproctologist. This consensus statement was drawn up by the Italian society of colorectal surgery in order to provide practice parameters for an accurate assessment of the disease and consequent appropriate treatment. The authors made a careful search in the main databases (MEDLINE, PubMed, Embase and Cochrane), and all results were classified on the basis of the grade of recommendation (A–C) of the American College of Chest Physicians.


Hemorrhoids Hemorrhoidectomy 


Compliance with ethical standards

Conflict of interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

Ethical approval

All procedures performed in studies involving human participants were in accordance with the ethical standards of the institutional and/or national research comitee and with the 1964 Helsinky declaration and its later amendments or comparable ethical standards.

Informed consent

Informed consent was obtained from all participants included in the study.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Trompetto
    • 1
    Email author
  • G. Clerico
    • 1
  • G. F. Cocorullo
    • 2
  • P. Giordano
    • 3
  • F. Marino
    • 4
  • J. Martellucci
    • 5
  • G. Milito
    • 6
  • M. Mistrangelo
    • 7
  • C. Ratto
    • 8
  1. 1.Department of Colorectal SurgeryS. Rita ClinicVercelliItaly
  2. 2.Unit of Emergency and General Surgery, Department of Surgical Oncological and Stomatological SciencesUniversity of PalermoPalermoItaly
  3. 3.Department of Colorectal SurgeryBarts HealthLondonUK
  4. 4.Department of General Surgery“A. Perrino” HospitalBrindisiItaly
  5. 5.General, Emergency and Minimally Invasive SurgeryCareggi University HospitalFlorenceItaly
  6. 6.Department of General SurgeryTor Vergata UniversityRomeItaly
  7. 7.Department of General and Minimally Invasive SurgeryUniversity of TurinTurinItaly
  8. 8.Proctology Unit, University Hospital “A Gemelli”Catholic UniversityRomeItaly

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