The Prevalence of Hemorrhoids in Adults

Stefan Riss, Friedrich Weiser, Katrin Schwameis, Thomas Riss, Gottfried Steiner & Anton Stift
Introduction: Exact data on the prevalence of hemorrhoids are rare. Therefore, we designed a study to investigate the prevalence of hemorrhoids and associated risk factors in an adult general population. Materials and methods: Between 2008 and 2009 consecutive patients were included in a prospective[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]