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Keywords: Internal hemorrhoids, Rubber band ligation, Sclerotherapy, Symptoms severity score.
One should listen to the patient and try Rubber Band Ligation first and if it does not work then do Hemorrhoidectomy.
The patients were randomly subjected to Daflon or Rubber Band Ligation depending on their choice, after discussing the advantages and disadvantages of both methods with them.
Rubber band ligation versus haemorrhoidectomy for prolapsing haemorrhoids: a long term prospective clinical trial.
At 3 months of follow up rubber band ligation cured 76(72.
Systematic review of randomized trials comparing rubber band ligation with excisional haemorrhoidectomy.
Rubber band ligation works best on first-and second-degree hemororhoids.
First and second degree patients were given Sclerotherapy, first, second and third degree patients treated with rubber band ligation on an outpatient basis.
A study comparing rubber band ligation, in which a latex band is used to cut off blood flow to the symptomatic hemorrhoid, to the procedure for prolapse and hemorrhoids (PPH) for high-grade hemorrhoids showed that it is a viable option for patients wishing to avoid surgery.
Cataldo added that with the success of rubber band ligation, "about 1% of the people who come to my office actually get a hemorrhoidectomy.