This trial is active, not recruiting.

Condition hemorrhoids
Sponsor Karolinska Institutet
Collaborator Ersta Hospital, Sweden
Start date February 2011
End date December 2015
Trial size 800 participants
Trial identifier NCT01706601, 2010/1108-31/1


Hemorrhoids is the most common disease in rectum with a prevalence of 30 % of population. This means that many patients are referred to surgical specialist reception with diagnosis hemorrhoidal disease. The aim of this study is to describe population of patients with hemorrhoidal disease that are referred to a specialised colorectal unit and to determine what treatment they are given at a general practitioner as well as in colorectal unit.

United States No locations recruiting
Other Countries No locations recruiting

Study Design

Observational model cohort
Time perspective retrospective
Patient with hemorrhoids

Primary Outcomes

Correct diagnosis?
time frame: patients visiting Ersta Hospital between 2007-2009

Secondary Outcomes

treatment of hemorrhoids
time frame: patients visiting Ersta Hospital between 2007-2009

Eligibility Criteria

Male or female participants from 18 years up to 90 years old.

Inclusion Criteria: - all patients with diagnosis hemorrhoidal disease that are referred to a surgical specialist department Exclusion Criteria: - none

Additional Information

Official title Patients With Hemorrhoids Referred to a Surgical Specialist Department
Principal investigator Solveig Elmér, MD
Trial information was received from ClinicalTrials.gov and was last updated in March 2015.
Information provided to ClinicalTrials.gov by Karolinska Institutet.