The Effect of Glyceryl Trinitrate Ointment on Posthemorrhoidectomy Pain and Wound Healing: Results of a Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study

Karanlik H. , Akturk R., Camlica H. , Asoglu O.

DISEASES OF THE COLON & RECTUM, vol.52, pp.280-285, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 52 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/dcr.0b013e31819c98a7
  • Title of Journal : DISEASES OF THE COLON & RECTUM
  • Page Numbers: pp.280-285


PURPOSE: Spasm of the internal sphincter may be a source of anal pain and delayed healing after hemorrhoidectomy. This study assessed whether glyceryl trinitrate (GTN) ointment reduces pain and promotes wound healing after hemorrhoidectomy.