Table 5

Results of the study showing primary (pain) and secondary endpoints.

Before 1995

After 1995


At the discharge

Pts controlled after operation

479 (%)

220 (%)

Pain

138 (28,81)*

23 (10,45)*

Urinary retention

44 (9,19)

7 (3,18)

Bleeding

4 (0,83)

2 (0,9)

Edema

33 (6,89)

7 (3,18)

Infection

4 (0,83)

2 (0,9)

Fever (>5 GG.)

15 (3,13)

4 (1,81)

After one month

477 (%)

220 (%)

Slow wound healing

150 (31.44)

71 (32.27)

Incontinence

9 (1.88)

4 (1.81)

Stenosis

4 (0.83)

1 (0.45)

After six months

477 (%)

217 (%)

Anal fissure

19 (3.98)

4 (1,84)

Stenosis

2 (0.42)

1 (0.46)

Incontinence

6 (1.26)

3 (1.38)

After three years

322 (%)

210 (%)

Recurrence

7 (2.17)

6 (2.86)

Bleeding

22 (6.83)

25 (11.9)

Skin tags

13 (4.04)

15 (7.14)


*(χ2 : 10,880; p = 0,0001); 95% CI 24.7 to 28.9 (group A) and 10.17 to 10.72 (group B)

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