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BioMed Research International
Volume 2013, Article ID 903271, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/903271
Clinical Study

Quality of Life after Stapled Hemorrhoidopexy: A Prospective Observational Study

Department of Surgery, University College of Medical Sciences and Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital, University of Delhi, DIlshad Garden, Delhi 110095, India

Received 3 April 2013; Revised 1 July 2013; Accepted 23 July 2013

Academic Editor: Georgios Kitsios

Copyright © 2013 Pankaj Kumar Garg et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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