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Modified ligation procedure for prolapsed haemorrhoids versus stapled haemorrhoidectomy for the management of symptomatic haemorrhoids (MoLish): randomized clinical trial.

Yang H, Shi Z, Chen W, Chen T, Ding P, Wang J et al.

BJS Open 2022; 6: zrac064.

In this study that included 133 patients, the modified ligation technique took longer (mean 57 versus 31 min; P<0.001), but caused less postoperative pain, and a higher cure rate after six months (P=0.003).

Comment: A promising option.

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