Postdefaecation pain syndrome after circular stapled anopexy is abolished by oral nifedipine

M. A. Thaha (Lead / Corresponding author), L. A. Irvine, R. J. C. Steele, K. L. Campbell

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    Abstract

    Controversy has surrounded the technique of circular stapled anopexy since an isolated report of a high incidence of persistent postdefaecation pain following the procedure. The characteristics, clinical course and management of this complication have not been described.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)208-210
    Number of pages3
    JournalBritish Journal of Surgery
    Volume92
    Issue number2
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2005

    Keywords

    • Adult
    • Defecation
    • Follow-Up Studies
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Humans
    • Male
    • Middle Aged
    • Neuromuscular Agents
    • Nifedipine
    • Pain Measurement
    • Pain, Postoperative
    • Patient Satisfaction
    • Quality of Life
    • Surgical Stapling
    • Treatment Outcome

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