• ABHISHEK MAHNA Assistant Professor, Department of General Surgery, Adesh Medical College and Hospital, Shahbad, Haryana, India.



Grade III hemorrhoids, Band ligation technique, Conventional hemorrhoidectomy


Objectives: A comparative study between band ligation technique and conventional hemorrhoidectomy for the treatment of Grade III hemorrhoids was carried out to compare operative and post-operative variables.

Methods: This study was done on a sample size of 70 patients with Grade III hemorrhoids from 2019 to 2020 in the department of surgery of a medical college. Informed written consent was taken from the patients after explaining the benefits and side effects of both methods. The eligible patients were randomly divided into Group A (35 patients) for treatment by band ligation procedure and Group B (35 patients) who were treated by the conventional technique. The obtained data were subjected to statistical analysis by applying an unpaired t-test using SPSS 19.0 software.

Results: The difference between the two groups of the average age was comparable. The operative time and intraoperative bleeding were significantly lower in Group A than in Group B. The time to first bowel movement (hr) and average hospital stay were significantly lower in Group A than in Group B. Furthermore, the average number of analgesic doses required was significantly lower in Group A than in Group B. Furthermore, the time required for wound healing was significantly lower in Group A. The overall complications were found to be quite less in Group A than in Group B.

Conclusion: The rubber band ligation technique revealed better results in terms of operative and post-operative parameters as compared to the conventional hemorrhoidectomy.


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How to Cite

MAHNA, A. “COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF BAND LIGATION TECHNIQUE VERSUS CONVENTIONAL HEMORRHOIDECTOMY FOR THE TREATMENT OF GRADE III HEMORRHOIDS”. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research, vol. 15, no. 6, June 2022, pp. 78-80, doi:10.22159/ajpcr.2022.v15i6.44526.



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