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Table 5 Long-term symptom persistence

From: Distal Doppler-guided transanal hemorrhoidal dearterialization with mucopexy versus conventional hemorrhoidectomy for grade III and IV hemorrhoids: postoperative morbidity and long-term outcomes

Patients with persistent symptoms at last follow-up/patients with symptoms at baseline (%)
  THD procedure (Group I) Excisional hemorrhoidectomy (Group II) p
Bleeding 9/42 (21.4) 9/28 (32.1) 0.468
Prolapse 7/44 (15.9) 3/32 (9.4) 0.505
Manual reduction 1/25 (4) 1/19 (5.3) 1.000
Discomfort/pain 6/35 (17.1) 7/31 (22.6) 0.807
Impairment of quality of life 3/39 (7.7) 6/31 (19.4) 0.171
  1. Percentages are calculated considering patients that presented symptoms of any degree or frequency at the baseline and at the last follow-up