hemorrhoidectomy

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hemorrhoidectomy

[‚hem‚rȯi′dek·tə·mē]
(medicine)
Surgical removal of hemorrhoids.
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Harmonic scalpel haemorrhoidectomy has proven better results instead14.
Milligan-Morgan Haemorrhoidectomy as described in 1937 has remained the most popular among many surgical techniques proposed.
1 The main effective and ultimate treatment for 3rd or 4th degree haemorrhoids is Haemorrhoidectomy.
Prospective randomised study of urgent haemorrhoidectomy compared with non-operative treatment in the management of prolapsed thrombosed internal haemorrhoids.
Open Haemorrhoidectomy (ST Mark's ligation/excision method) In: LP Fielding, Operative Surgery.
2] However, agonizing postoperative pain and thus the need of hospitalization for pain relief remains the major drawback for a patient undergoing haemorrhoidectomy.
Other diagnoses included ongoing issues post haemorrhoidectomy, bowel cancer, endometriosis, polycystic ovarian syndrome, myeloma, coeliac disease, rectocele, thyroid dysfunction, gastrooesaphageal reflux disease, slow transit colon, hernias and sub-acute bowel obstruction.
The patient that developed rectal bleeding following a haemorrhoidectomy had a preoperative coagulation screen that was both recommended and indicated; the patient was on warfarin for atrial fibrillation.
Dr Shambrook said: "When I started out in the 1980s general surgeons would treat a ruptured aneurysm, thyroid, haemorrhoidectomy then a gall bladder and a breast operation but we don't work like that now and for good reason.
All these procedures are convenient, safe and effective outdoor procedures and if the symptoms can be controlled by these procedures, haemorrhoidectomy can be avoided2.