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In this episode, Dr. Batchelor and Dr. Kermode discuss the eternal question—whether to leave a hemorrhoidectomy open, or to close it.
Resources for this episode:
Arroyo A, Pérez F, Miranda E, Serrano P, Candela F, Lacueva J, Hernández H, Calpena R. Open versus closed day-case haemorrhoidectomy: is there any difference? Results of a prospective randomised study. Int J Colorectal Dis. 2004 Jul;19(4):370-3. doi: 10.1007/s00384-003-0573-1. Epub 2004 Mar 25. PMID: 15170517.
Bhatti MI, Sajid MS, Baig MK. Milligan-Morgan (Open) Versus Ferguson Haemorrhoidectomy (Closed): A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Published Randomized, Controlled Trials World J Surg. 2016 Jun;40(6):1509-19. doi: 10.1007/s00268-016-3419-z. PMID: 26813541.
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