Text and Data Mining valid from 2019-08-01
Received: 10 March 2019
Accepted: 24 July 2019
First Online: 9 August 2019
Compliance with ethical standards
: Modern Aesthetic Solutions Ltd (Registered Office: 39 Steeple Close, Poole, Dorset BH17 9B) has provided the Rafaelo<sup>®</sup> radio frequency device as a loan for 5 years to the University College London Hospital and funded the cost of Rafaelo<sup>®</sup> specific equipment for the initial 10 patients who underwent radiofrequency ablation of haemorrhoids. Furthermore, Modern Aesthetic Solution Ltd continues to sponsor a biannual live link course at University College London Hospital to teach radiofrequency ablation for haemorrhoids to other surgeons.
: All procedures performed in this study were in accordance with the ethical standards of University College London Hospital Trust and University College London.
: Informed consent was obtained from all participants.