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Recto-Anal-Repair in the Treatment of Advanced Haemorrhoidal Disease

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 23, 2011
Last Update Posted : February 23, 2011
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Medical University of Vienna

Brief Summary:
Prospective observational study to evaluate the impact of Recto-Anal-Repair (a technique of ultrasound guided haemorrhoidal ligation) in the treatment of stage III/IV haemorrhoidal disease.

Condition or disease

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Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 200 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Prospective Observational Study of Recto-Anal-Repair in the Treatment Haemorrhoidal Disease Stage III/IV
Study Start Date : January 2007
Actual Primary Completion Date : December 2007
Actual Study Completion Date : December 2007

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MedlinePlus related topics: Hemorrhoids

patients undergoing treatment

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
patients with haemorrhoids stage III/IV

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Stage III or IV hemorrhoidal disease (Appendix A)
  • Patient age 18-80 years old
  • Patient fit for general or local anesthesia
  • No prior surgical treatment for hemorrhoidal disease
  • No prior surgical treatment for anorectal sepsis
  • Signed informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Stage I or II hemorrhoidal disease (Appendix A)
  • Patient unfit for surgery
  • Clotting disorders
  • Anal or colorectal malignancy
  • Secondary hemorrhoidal disease
  • Pregnancy
  • Unwilling or unable to sign informed consent

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01301209

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Dept. of Surgery, Medical University Vienna
Vienna, Austria, 1090
Sponsors and Collaborators
Medical University of Vienna
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Principal Investigator: Sebastian Roka, MD medical university Vienna

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Responsible Party: Sebastian Roka/MD, Dept. of General Surgery, Medical University Vienna Identifier: NCT01301209    
Other Study ID Numbers: 078/2006
First Posted: February 23, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 23, 2011
Last Verified: June 2006
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Rectal Diseases
Intestinal Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases