Modern Hemorrhoidectomy: Techniques and Results
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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