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Ferguson haemorrhoidectomy

This technique was developed by Ferguson in the United States of America in 1952.

It is similar to the Milligan-Morgan technique except;

The alternative name for this procedure is the `closed' haemorrhoidectomy.

evidence.png It was hoped that this technique would result in less pain and more rapid healing than the `open' technique but there is no proven benefit in terms of pain, or wound healing rate. In fact the wounds usually break down and then take longer the heal. [CKM+99]

Adrian P. Ireland