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Diseases of the Colon & Rectum

, Volume 49, Issue 7, pp 1082–1083 | Cite as

Doppler-Guided Hemorrhoidal Artery Ligation: An Alternative to Hemorrhoidectomy

  • Johannes Jongen
  • Hans-Günter Peleikis
Letters to the Editor

Keywords

Rubber Anal Canal Healing Rate Anatomic Variation Hemorrhoid 
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© The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons 2006

Authors and Affiliations

  • Johannes Jongen
    • 1
  • Hans-Günter Peleikis
    • 1
  1. 1.KielGermany

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