A Better Tomorrow with Ano Rectal Surgery!
What are piles and fistulas?
Piles and anal fistula are common diseases affecting a common man. In piles there are dilated vessels carrying blood, which bleed on passing stool.
An anal fistula is an abnormal tract between skin and the anus. Stool can enter this tract and cause infection leading to discharge of pus from the wound near the anus.
What is the treatment of piles and fistula?
Many patients may get away with medicines but some are not that lucky. Those who are not would need surgery for Piles and Anal Fistula Treatment.
How is conventional surgery for fistula and piles done?
Conventional surgery require removal of piles mass and the fistula tract leaving a wound that need daily dressings for days to weeks. Patients also need to take pain killers and antibiotics for their wound.
What are the methods of modern surgery for piles and fistula?
In case of piles surgery, there is now a stapler technique in which the surgery is carried out inside the rectum. This cures the piles and leaves no wound and is pain free.
There are many NEW methods for Anal Fistula Surgery such as VAAFT, Anal fistula Plug, LIFT and set on. All of them aim to cure the fistula from inside rather than outside.
What are the advantages of modern surgery for piles and fistula?
After years of research the most significant advancement in Ano Rectal Surgery is that now surgery for piles and fistula can be done by novel techniques without leaving any wound and significant pain. Most patients can be sent home on the same day and they can work from the next day. The best part is that it leaves behind no wounds to dress. Also in traditional surgery there is a chance of damage to anal muscle that can lead to inability to hold stool. This is least likely in modern surgery.
How beneficial are these modern operations for the patients?
These innovations are great news for the patients for various reasons. There is no wound to dress, least pain and needs no hospital stay. For all these reasons therefore, it is no surprise that these operations are getting more popular with the patients.*
*Disclaimer: The information contained in this website is based on the results which the existing patients have got after treatment. However, results may vary from case to case.