Skip to main content
Log in

Closed hemorrhoidectomy

  • Published:
Diseases of the Colon & Rectum


A method for the surgical management of hemorrhoidal disease is presented which emphasizes the importance of preoperative selection and preparation. A form of anesthesia and surgical technic is described which differs somewhat from that generally employed and a plan of postoperative care is advocated which is simple and effective. The surgical technic assures complete removal of hemorrhoids and provides a skin-lined anal canal which is in keeping with the best principles of plastic surgery and is productive of excellent results.

This is a preview of subscription content, log in via an institution to check access.

Access this article

Subscribe and save

Springer+ Basic
EUR 32.99 /Month
  • Get 10 units per month
  • Download Article/Chapter or Ebook
  • 1 Unit = 1 Article or 1 Chapter
  • Cancel anytime
Subscribe now

Buy Now

Price excludes VAT (USA)
Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout.

Instant access to the full article PDF.

Similar content being viewed by others

Author information

Authors and Affiliations


About this article

Cite this article

Ferguson, J.A., Heaton, J.R. Closed hemorrhoidectomy. Dis Colon Rectum 2, 176–179 (1959).

Download citation

  • Issue Date:

  • DOI: