Minimally Invasive Surgery for Fistula & Piles
Hemorrhoid, Fissure & Fistula in Ano are Diseases which have affected mankind since centuries. They cause bleeding, itching, pain and pus discharge from peri anal region. However it has seen a resurgence recently because of the unhealthy lifestyle which people have adopted. Stress, inadequate fluid Intake, high calorie and low fibre food has led to an increase in the number of patients that present to us in recent years. Traditionally these problems have been misdiagnosed and mistreated by practitioners Bangali Doctors. However with advances in medical science, Hemorrhoids and fistulas have been diagnosed with relative accuracy and better treatments are available as stapler Hemorrhoidectomy.
Surgery for all these diseases has greatly evolved over the last decade.
Hemorrhoid was treated previously by banding, injection sclerotherapy, ligation or surgical excision (Surgical removal).
With the advent of Stapler Hemorrhoidectomy things have simplified a lot. Stapler is a machine which cuts, removes and stitches by itself. Stapler hemorrhoidectomy provides permanent symptomatic relief for most patients, and effectively treats any external component of the hemorrhoids. There is hardly any blood loss during surgery and the patient is discharged the very next day. The procedure avoids the need for wounds in the sensitive perianal area thus reducing post-operative pain considerably, and facilitates a speedier return to normal activities. Most patients can resume normal activities after a few days & fit for work.
Fistula is Ano is another complex disease which is quite difficult to treat at particularly high fistula. Fissure is Ano also be treated an day care basic.
Fistula is basically an abnormal communication between the skin and the anal opening. There is an opening which refuses to heal without surgery. Fistulas can be either of low or high type. It is an Herculean task to treat High fistulas even with conventional surgery. With the advent of laparoscopy and VAFT (Video assisted fistula treatment), the patients are spared of morbidity of open surgery. In VAFT, the fistula opening is entered with a laparoscope and the tract is closed using special equipments.
Stapler Hemorrhoidectomy and VAFT are being regularly performed at Metro Heart Institute with Multispecialty, Faridabad by Dr. B.D. Pathak and Dr. V.S. Chauhan and lot of patients have benefited from it.