Table 3

Inclusion criteria of surgical treatment

Recurrent bleeding that may cause anaemia


Phlogistic or infective disorders (phlebitis, thrombophlebitis) recurring more than twice a year and forcing patients to stop their normal occupations


Mucous prolapse


Continuous or recurrent pruritus, to such an extent that it would make it socially unpleasant or cause lesions due to scratching


Sense of heaviness, of incomplete evacuation and tenesmus


Diana et al. BMC Surgery 2009 9:16   doi:10.1186/1471-2482-9-16

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