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Closed hemorrhoidectomy

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Diseases of the Colon & Rectum

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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.

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Ferguson, J.A., Heaton, J.R. Closed hemorrhoidectomy. Dis Colon Rectum 2, 176–179 (1959). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02616713

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