Diseases of the Colon & Rectum

, Volume 25, Issue 5, pp 454–456 | Cite as

High-fiber diet reduces bleeding and pain in patients with hemorrhoids

A double-blind trial of Vi-Siblin®
  • Flemming Moesgaard
  • Lykkegaard Nielsen
  • Jørgen Bech Hansen
  • Jens Thiis Knudsen
Article

Abstract

High-fiber diet in the treatment of symptomatic hemorrhoids in 51 patients was evaluated in a double-blind placebo-controlled trial. Bleeding and pain at defecation were significantly reduced during six weeks' treatment with Vi-Siblin® (P<0.025), and this effect was still recognizable three months later.

Key words

Hemorrhoids High-fiber diet 

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© American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • Flemming Moesgaard
    • 1
  • Lykkegaard Nielsen
    • 1
  • Jørgen Bech Hansen
    • 1
  • Jens Thiis Knudsen
    • 1
  1. 1.Department K of Surgery, Frederiksberg HospitalUniversity of CopenhagenCopenhagenDenmark

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