Tamponade dressing versus no dressing after haemorrhoidectomy: multicentre, randomized clinical trial.
Lanenbach MR, Florescu R-V, Kohler A, Barkus J, Ritx J-P, Quemalli E et al.
BJS Open 2022; 6: zrac070.
A tamponade dressing increased postoperative pain, without reducing the rate of severe bleeding (five in each group), in this study that included 754 procedures.
Comment: Another longstanding practice that can be binned.
26 October 2022Read paper
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