Techniques in Coloproctology

, 13:317 | Cite as

Tips and tricks: haemorrhoidectomy with LigaSure™

  • Giovanni MilitoEmail author
  • Federica Cadeddu
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Haemorrhoidectomy is frequently associated with significant postoperative pain and prolonged hospital stay. New techniques to reduce these problems are constantly under evaluation. Amongst these, LigaSure haemorrhoidectomy is a safe and fast technique that fulfils the requirements of low-complication rate, fast wound healing and quick return to work, reduction in postoperative pain and hospitalisation. The authors detail all the steps of the surgical procedure: operative position; haemorrhoids exposure; dissection, vascular pedicle legation and haemorrhoidal removal, final control. Besides this, the attention is focused on the technical features of LigaSure technology, given that understanding of technical background is a prerequisite for adequate handling of the LigaSure device.


LigaSure sealing system Open haemorrhoidectomy 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of SurgeryUniversity Hospital Tor VergataRomeItaly

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