Procedure for prolapse and hemorrhoids (PPH)
2 years ago
This video demonstrate procedure for prolapse and hemorrhoids . This operation is also known as stapled anopexy. A specially designed circular stapling instrument is inserted through the anus (back passage) into the rectum. The operation pulls the swollen and prolapsing blood vessels of the hemorrhoids (piles) back into their normal position by removing a circumferential section (complete ring) of the internal rectal lining. The wound is inside the rectum causing little pain.
Patients usually underwent a one-day surgical procedure, with a preoperative self-administered rectal enema on the evening before and the morning of the operation; no antibiotic prophylaxis was given.