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Review Article

Excisional Haemorrhoidectomy: Where Are We?

Author(s): Giuseppe Sena*, Gaetano Gallo, Giuseppina Vescio, Antonio Carpino, Elia Diaco, Matteo Papandrea, Mario Trompetto and Giuseppe Sammarco

Volume 16 , Issue 1 , 2021

Published on: 19 March, 2020

Page: [54 - 59] Pages: 6

DOI: 10.2174/1574887115666200319153439

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Abstract

Haemorrhoidal disease (HD) is defined as the symptomatic enlargement and/or distal displacement of anal cushions and is one of the most frequent and ancient anorectal conditions. Bleeding, during or after defecation, is the most common symptom. The color of the blood is typically bright red covering the outer surface of the stools. The severity of HD is based on the degree of the prolapse. There are several excisional surgery treatments. In this review, we describe the most common techniques such as Milligan and Morgan, Parks, Ferguson and Whitehead technique.

Despite significant improvements in conservative treatments, excisional haemorrhoidectomy techniques are the most effective treatment for III- and IV degree.

Keywords: Haemorrhoidal disease, excisional haemorroidectomy, complications, milligan and morgan technique, parks technique, ferguson technique, whitehead technique.

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