Clin Surg | Volume 1, Issue 1 | Research Article | Open Access

Auditing the Results of a Surgical Team, In the Treatment of Prolapsed Haemorrhoid by Stapled Transanal Proctomucosectomy (Longo Operation)

Henrique Vasconcelos Dias*, Isabel Iria and António Menezes da Silva

Department of General and Digestive Surgery, Hospital de Santa Maria, Portugal

*Correspondance to: Henrique Guilherme Rodrigues de Vasconcelos Dias 

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Abstract

The aim of this manuscript is to report the experience of a surgical team in the treatment of patients with prolapsed grades III and IV haemorrhoids, including total or partial circular prolapse, by Stapled Transanal Proctomucosectomy (STP) or Longo operation, having audited the outcomes of the first 636 patients operated by this method, during four years (2000–2004), in what concerns the operation duration, hospital stay, pain or discomfort postoperative, recovery to normal activity, complications and therapeutic efficacy.

Citation:

Dias HV, Iria I, da Silva AM. Auditing the Results of a Surgical Team, In the Treatment of Prolapsed Haemorrhoid by Stapled Transanal Proctomucosectomy (Longo Operation). Clin Surg. 2016; 1: 1249.

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