Intervention Review

Stapled versus conventional surgery for hemorrhoids

  1. Kathleen J Lumb2,
  2. Patrick H.D. Colquhoun2,
  3. Richard Malthaner3,
  4. Shiva Jayaraman1,*

Editorial Group: Cochrane Colorectal Cancer Group

Published Online: 18 OCT 2006

Assessed as up-to-date: 15 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD005393.pub2

How to Cite

Lumb KJ, Colquhoun PH, Malthaner R, Jayaraman S. Stapled versus conventional surgery for hemorrhoids. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2006, Issue 4. Art. No.: CD005393. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD005393.pub2.

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Toronto, Department of Surgery, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

  2. 2

    University of Western Ontario, Department of Surgery, London, Canada

  3. 3

    The University of Western Ontario, Division of Thoracic Surgery, London, Ontario, Canada

*Shiva Jayaraman, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, St. Joseph's Health Centre, 30 The Queensway, Suite 221, Toronto, Ontario, M6R 1B5, Canada.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New search for studies and content updated (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 18 OCT 2006


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