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Table 1 Clinical characteristics of both groups of patients treated with CH and Doppler-guided THD (preoperative data)

From: Doppler-guided transanal hemorrhoidal dearterilization versus conventional hemorrhoidectomy for treatment of hemorrhoids – early and long-term postoperative results

Clinical characteristics of the studied patients Group 1 (CH) Group 2 (Doppler-guided THD) p
Number of the patients 167 120  
Male/ Female 104/ 63 82/ 38 0.926
Mean age 46.88 47.77 0.404
Pain 134 (80.24%) 85 (70.83%) 0.111
Bleeding 121 (72.46%) 105 (87.5%) 0.002
Pruritus 41 (24.55%) 28 (23.33%) 0.812
Prolapse of anal mucosa 18 (10.78%) 19 (15.83%) 0.208
Grade of the hemorrhoids    0.58
 II grade 69 57  
 III grade 89 56  
 IV grade 9 7