R.A. Harisha 1, A. Gupta 1, O.A. Khamira 2
1-Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine,Al Fatah University, Tripoli, S.P.L.A.J. 2-Resident in Surgery, Central Hospital, Tripoli S.P.L.A.J.
Garyounis Medical Journal Vol. 11, No. 1-2 . January 1988: 57-59
Two hundred and twenty five patients of symptomatic first and second degree hemorrhoids treated by injection scierotherapy over the last 2 years at the anorectal clinic, Central Hospital, Tripoli are presented. Sixty eight percent of the patients became asymptomatic at I month, and another 28% improved and considered the treatment satisfactory. Six patients had to be referred for surgery. Similar results are maintained after 4 months and 1 year offollowup. No serious side effects were encountered, and only a small number of the patients (11.5%) required repeated treatment. A long term follow up is planned.
Keywords: Injection Scierotherapy for Early Hemorrhoids Experience at Central Hospital, Tripoli