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Hemorrhoids pp 201-208 | Cite as

Modern Hemorrhoidectomy: Techniques and Results

  • Giovanni Milito
  • Giorgio Lisi
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Part of the Coloproctology book series (COLOPROCT, volume 2)

Abstract

Hemorrhoidectomy is frequently associated with significant postoperative pain and prolonged hospital stay. New techniques to reduce these problems are constantly under evaluation. Among these, LigaSure™ hemorrhoidectomy is a safe and fast technique that fulfills the requirements of low-complication rate, fast wound healing and quick return to work, reduction in postoperative pain, and hospitalization. The authors detail all the steps of the surgical procedure: operative position, hemorrhoids exposure, dissection, vascular pedicle ligation, hemorrhoidal removal, and 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.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Medicine and Experimental SurgeryUniversity Hospital of Tor VergataRomaItaly
  2. 2.Department of General and Pancreatic SurgeryUniversity Hospital of VeronaVeronaItaly

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