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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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EXCLUSION CRITERIA: patients with acute episodes of thrombosed haemorrhoids, coexisting anal diseases, inflammatory bowel diseases, tuberculosis and patients with secondary haemorrhoids due to an intra-abdominal pathology were excluded from the study.
Objective: To compare the efficacy of injections Sclerotherapy (IST) and rubber band ligation (RBL) for the treatment of 2nd degree haemorrhoids in terms of improvement in symptoms severity score (SS score) in OPD patients.
Stapled haemorrhoidopexy, first described in 1995 is an exciting modality that represents a paradigm change in the management of haemorrhoids.
THD is a relatively recent development, which is approved by NICE, the National Institute for Health & Care Excellence, and is a minimally invasive surgical procedure used to treat haemorrhoids.
Conclusions: Rubber band ligation is a rapid and safe non operative procedure for treating 1st, 2nd and early 3rd degree haemorrhoids on out patient basis.
Kilgore said he never intended to offend the Cash family, adding that he had often joked about haemorrhoids when introducing the song on stage.
Total 53 patients were selected with primary diagnosis of first and second degree of internal haemorrhoids, informed written consent was taken and explained about risk and benefits of the procedure.
1 The main effective and ultimate treatment for 3rd or 4th degree haemorrhoids is Haemorrhoidectomy.
Being over the age of 45 - as we get older, the body's supporting tissues get weaker, increasing your risk of haemorrhoids.
Symptoms of haemorrhoids are: bright red painless bleeding, mucous discharge, mucosal prolapse, pruritis and sometimes only pain.
On inspection, they resemble a bunch of grapes and patients are usually able to manually push the haemorrhoid back inside the anus.