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October 1977

Rubber Band Ligation of Hemorrhoids

Author Affiliations

From the Section of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Lahey Clinic Foundation, Boston.

Arch Surg. 1977;112(10):1257-1258. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1977.01370100111024

• While rubber band ligation has found increasing acceptance as a method of dealing with internal hemorrhoids, there is a paucity of literature on the subject. This report gives a detailed, step-by-step approach to this technique.

(Arch Surg 112:1257-1258, 1977)