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Table 2 Observed early complications (until 30th postoperative day) in THD and CH groups

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

Type of observed complication Group 1 (CH) Group 2 (Doppler-guided THD) p
Protracted pain and discomfort 4 (2,4%) 3 (2,5%) 0,955
Urine retention 1 (0,6%) 0 0,396
Severe headache on the 2nd postop.day (probably due to early lift-up of the patient after spinal anesthesia) 1 (0,6%) 0 0,396
Transitory incontinence 1 (0,6%) 0 0,396
Anal fissure, presenting with pain and mild bleeding 3 (1,8%) 0 0,140
Anal fissure and prolapse of the anal mucosa 0 1 (0,83%) 0,237
Significant recurrent anal bleeding 0 1 (0,83%) 0,237
Weakness in the lower extremities, prolonged pain, and tenesmus 0 1 (0,83%) 0,237
Inflammatory reaction around the sutures, probably with an allergic genesis 0 1 (0,83%) 0,237
Total 10 (5, 99%) 7 (5,83%) 0.956
  1. The mortality rate in both studied groups was 0%. The mean hospital stay for Group 1 and Group 2 was 5,13 days and 3,38 days, respectively (p = 0,000)