The two treatments of hemorrhoids described below have both been shown to reduce post-operative pain and need for analgesics, while facilitating an earlier return to work when compared to traditional open and electrocautery procedures.1,11,12
The Procedure for the Prolapse of Hemorrhoids (PPH) has a unique advantage over traditional hemorrhoidectomies because the procedure is performed above the dentate line inside the anal canal, affecting fewer nerve endings. The hemorrhoids are circumferentially devascularized, so they eventually shrink and involute, while the vascular cushions are raised to a more normal anatomic location. It results in less post-operative pain in the first 14 days and less need for analgesics.8
Our PROXIMATE® PPH Hemorrhoidal Circular Stapler Set includes:
Traditional Hemorrhoidectomy using HARMONIC® Technology has been shown to result in less pain than traditional techniques (and electrocautery) and may even reduce the number of days off work following the procedure. Providing precise simultaneous cutting and coagulation, it offers optimal hemostasis and efficiency.12,16
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