haemorrhoidectomy


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haemorrhoidectomy

(ˌhɛmərɔɪˈdɛktəmɪ) or

hemorrhoidectomy

n, pl -mies
(Surgery) surgical removal of haemorrhoids
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Noun1.haemorrhoidectomy - surgical procedure for tying hemorrhoids and excising them
surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process, surgery, operation - a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body; "they will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available"; "he died while undergoing surgery"
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The new advanced haemorrhoidectomy and laser kidney stone removal techniques will ensure much faster recovery for patients, a press release said.
Randomised controlled trial of lateral internal sphincterotomy with haemorrhoidectomy.
Clinical findings and treatment Classification Clinical findings Treatment Grade 1 Bleeding but no Stool softeners, prolapse reassurance Grade 2 Prolapse but reduces Rubber-band ligation spontaneously Grade 3 Prolapse requiring Rubber-band ligation manual reduction or haemorrhoidectomy Grade 4 Permanent prolapse Haemorrhoidectomy
More serious HD can be treated with more invasive methods such as stapling, haemorrhoidectomy or the more recent Haemorrhoidal Artery Ligation Operation, again, all variably painful and associated with side effects and complications.
Therefore, a haemorrhoidectomy on uncomplicated haemorrhoids would be contraindicated in the HIV-positive patient, while abscesses, active infected fistulas, anal ulcers, complicated haemorrhoids and extensive condylomata are important when considering surgery.
But there are compelling reasons for EH which cannot be met by PPH, including acutely incarcerated and thrombosed haemorrhoids, presence of gangrene, the need for limited haemorrhoidectomy and the presence of numerous skin tags.
In many countries, (rigid) sigmoidoscopy would have been carried out in an operating room prior to surgical haemorrhoidectomy, fistulectomy, anal dilatation, etc.
1-4) The definitive surgical procedure is excisional haemorrhoidectomy (EH), which can be performed as either an open (Milligan-Morgan) or a closed (Ferguson) operation.
Kim 2001, 45 ASA 1-2 patients for midazolam group (a) Korea (15) haemorrhoidectomy (n=15): intrathecal 1 mg under spinal anaesthesia.
Certainly some health care may do little good for the patient; tonsillectomy, haemorrhoidectomy, and hysterectomy have all been shown to be of little benefit for specific groups of patients.
REMOVAL of piles, haemorrhoidectomy, tends to be reserved for people who have large, prolapsing, bleeding haemorrhoids.