Intervention Review

Rubber band ligation versus excisional haemorrhoidectomy for haemorrhoids

  1. Venkatesh Shanmugam1,*,
  2. Abdul Hakeem2,
  3. Ken L Campbell3,
  4. Kannaiyan S Rabindranath4,
  5. Robert JC Steele5,
  6. Mohamed A Thaha6,
  7. Malcolm A. Loudon7

Editorial Group: Cochrane Colorectal Cancer Group

Published Online: 24 JAN 2005

Assessed as up-to-date: 24 OCT 2010

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD005034.pub2

How to Cite

Shanmugam V, Hakeem A, Campbell KL, Rabindranath KS, Steele RJC, Thaha MA, Loudon MA. Rubber band ligation versus excisional haemorrhoidectomy for haemorrhoids. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2005, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD005034. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD005034.pub2.

Author Information

  1. 1

    King's Mill Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, General and Colorectal Surgery, Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, UK

  2. 2

    Aintree University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, General Surgery, Liverpool, UK

  3. 3

    Tayside Ninewells Hospital, General / colorectal surgery, Dundee, UK

  4. 4

    Churchill Hospital, Renal Unit, Oxford, UK

  5. 5

    University of Dundee, Dundee, UK

  6. 6

    Barts & the London School of Medicine & Dentistry, Queen Mary University London, Academic Surgical Unit, Centre for Digestive Diseases, Blizard Institute of Cell & Molecular Science, London, England, UK

  7. 7

    Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Grampian, UK

*Venkatesh Shanmugam, General and Colorectal Surgery, King's Mill Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Department of General Surgery, King's Mill Hospital, Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, NG 17 4 JL, UK.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New search for studies and content updated (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 24 JAN 2005


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