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This article contains content that is written like an advertisement for a specific product. There are several different devices a physician may use to perform the procedure, including the traditional metal devices, endoscopic banding, and the CRH O’Regan System. With rubber band ligation, a small band is applied to the base of the hemorrhoid, stopping the blood supply to the hemorrhoidal mass. The hemorrhoid will shrink and die within a few days with shriveled hemorrhoidal tissue and band falling off during normal bowel movements – likely without the patient noticing. It is a very effective procedure and there are multiple methods available. Ligation of hemorrhoids was first recorded by Hippocrates in 460 BC, who wrote about using thread to tie off hemorrhoids. O’Regan, a laparoscopic surgeon, invented the disposable CRH O’Regan System.
In 1997, the ligator was approved by the FDA for the treatment of hemorrhoids. Application of the band With traditional RBL, a proctoscope is inserted into the anal opening. The hemorrhoid is grasped by forceps and maneuvered into the cylindrical opening of the ligator. The ligator is then pushed up against the base of the hemorrhoid, and the rubber band is applied. The CRH O’Regan ligation system also eliminates the use of forceps. It is much more expensive on a per-case basis than the reusable suction ligator.
Gastroenterologists to increase the revenue to their practice. The device applies gentle suction which allows the doctor to place a small rubber-band around the base of the hemorrhoid. This may last for several days or more. A warm bath for about 10 minutes, 2-3 times a day, may help. A stool softener such as Surfak is recommended once a day for about 3 days. Stool softeners are available over the counter at any drug store.
Wipe gently so as not to further irritate the skin using either dampened, unscented toilet tissue or a pre-moistened baby wipe for sensitive skin. Ease yourself into the bath for approximately fifteen minutes and sit back with knees raised. This position will enable maximum exposure of the anal area to the warm water and will kill pain and soothe any irritation in the area. Add a handful of Epsom salts to the bath and make sure to stir the water well to dissolve the salt. Apply a topical cream or ointment. The use of topical creams can aid greatly in the healing process.
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