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hemorrhoid

[′hem‚rȯid]
(medicine)
A varicosity of the external hemorrhoidal veins, causing painful swelling in the anal region.
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After anoproctoscopy and proper identification of position and degree of haemorrhoids, haemorrhoidal tissue was grasped with Elise's tissue forceps through Barron's Gun and rubber band was placed at insensitive area above the dentate line.
Survey of patient satisfaction after Doppler-guided transanal haemorrhoidal dearterialization performed in ambulatory settings.
The local experience of haemorrhoidal banding is being shared in 1st 2nd and 3rd degree haemorrhoids.
The administration rate is slightly less than 100% because of the small contribution of nitrates and haemorrhoidal preparations to this group.
This allows communication of the IMA through the superior haemorrhoidal artery, to the branches of internal iliac arteries including the middle and inferior haemorrhoidal arteries.
Haemorrhoidal disease is a common anorectal condition affecting 4% of the adult population2.
The wall of the anorectum contains the terminal branches of the superior haemorrhoidal artery in the internal haemorrhoidal plexus and the enlargement of these results in internal haemorrhoids.
The basic mechanism is to create pelvic compartment hypotension without causing ischaemia and tissue necrosis as three spe-cific collateral arteries maintain the blood flow: Lum-bar - iliolumbar, middle sacral - lateral sacral, and superior - middle haemorrhoidal arteries.
These agents harden and destroy the haemorrhoidal tissue, causing the haemorrhoid to shrink and recede within six weeks.
The examination area should have available a range of proctoscopes, rigid sigmoidoscopes, haemorrhoidal banding, probes, local anaesthetic and instrumentation to allow excision of cutaneous pathology such as perianal haematomas, small skin tags, banding of haemorrhoids, simple haemorrhoidectomy, low fistulotomy, sphincterotomy and excision of anal warts, abscess drainage, etc.
Treatment of haemorrhoidal disease by reduction of mucosa and haemorrhoidal prolapse with a circular suturing device: a new procedure.