• anal
  • In addition to malignant surgical treatments of colon, rectal, and anal cancers, he provides screening colonoscopies for colon cancer and rectal cancer, including the removal of precancerous polyps. (texasoncology.com)
  • The anal canal starts at the ano-rectal junction and ends at the anal verge. (spotidoc.com)
  • Anal Fissure Diagram American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery American Osteopathic Board of Proctology. (wikipedia.org)
  • Patients may complain of bleeding, prolapse, personal discomfort and minor anal leakage. (wikipedia.org)
  • PPH employs a unique circular stapler which reduces the degree of prolapse by excising a circumferential strip of mucosa from the proximal anal canal. (wikipedia.org)
  • From the academic year 1990 to 2001, he was Professor on contract teaching "New techinques of functional evaluation and therapy of the colorectal-anal pathology" as integration of the General Surgery course at the 1st Postgraduate school of Digestive System and Surgical Digestive Endoscopy at the University of Milan directed by Prof. Walter Montorsi and later by Prof. Alberto Peracchia. (wikipedia.org)

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  • perianal
  • 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. (wikipedia.org)
  • This procedure avoids the need for wounds in the sensitive perianal area and, as a result, has the advantage of significantly reducing the patient's post operative pain. (wikipedia.org)
  • Surgery
  • These include procedures done using endoscopy, laparoscopy, and open surgery. (floridahealthfinder.gov)
  • His clinical expertise includes the latest advances in colorectal surgery, such as minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery, colonoscopy, and anorectal procedures. (texasoncology.com)
  • He also has a strong interest in single incision laparoscopic colon and rectal surgery. (texasoncology.com)
  • The ASCRS Textbook of Colon and Rectal Surgery] is a long awaited textbook for those in the field and it does not disappoint. (google.com)
  • In the United States, to become colorectal surgeons, these surgical doctors have to complete a general surgery residency, as well as a colorectal surgery fellowship, upon which they are eligible to be certified in their field of expertise by the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery or the American Osteopathic Board of Proctology. (wikipedia.org)
  • Diagnostic procedures, such as a colonoscopy, are very important in colorectal surgery, as they can tell the physician what type of diagnosis should be given and what procedure should be done to correct the condition. (wikipedia.org)
  • Severe cases of hemorrhoidal prolapse will normally require surgery. (wikipedia.org)
  • This procedure was first described by an Italian surgeon - Dr. Antonio Longo, Department of Surgery, University of Palermo - in 1993 and since then has been widely adopted through Europe. (wikipedia.org)
  • PPH is generally indicated for the more severe cases of internal hemorrhoidal prolapse (3rd and 4th degree) where surgery would normally be indicated. (wikipedia.org)
  • After his graduation, from 1977 to 1980, Paolo Boccasanta attended, as an intern and later as a scholarship holder, the "III Institute of Surgical Clinic" of the University of Milan directed by Prof. Walter Montorsi and he collaborated to the preparation of the lessons and he supervised the exercises of 5th and 6th year students of the first degree course in Medicine and Surgery. (wikipedia.org)
  • He contributed in the outlining of a number of dissertations for degree candidates in Medicine and for residents in the Digestive System Surgery and the Digestive Surgical Endoscopy. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the tutorial activity of the Postgraduate school of General Surgery he developed a practical activity of sustain and improvement in the external surgical wards agreed upon with the school itself. (wikipedia.org)
  • From 2005 to 2006 until now he was a Professor on contract (teaching assignment free of charge) to conduct educational and technical activities to the "Surgical Clinic and surgical therapy" course at the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery of the University of Milan. (wikipedia.org)
  • Active in the Caracas Polyclinic, the José María Vargas Hospital and the University Hospital, Perez-Carreño was head of descriptive practical anatomy procedures, Head of surgical medicine, Chief of Clinical Surgery and Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, among other duties. (wikipedia.org)
  • vagina
  • Almost always, this is an anterior rectoceles where the anteiror rectal wall bulges forward, into the vagina in females. (wikipedia.org)
  • medical citation needed] Treatment depends on the severity of the problem, and may include non-surgical methods such as changes in diet (increase in fiber and water intake), pelvic floor exercises such as Kegel exercises, use of stool softeners, hormone replacement therapy for post-menopausal women and insertion of a pessary into the vagina. (wikipedia.org)
  • Excision
  • Because of this, surgeons will generally reserve formal excision for the most severe cases of prolapse, or for patients who have failed to respond to conventional treatments. (wikipedia.org)
  • There are also surgical techniques directed at repairing or strengthening the rectovaginal septum, rather than simple excision or plication of vaginal skin which provides no support. (wikipedia.org)
  • Surgeons
  • Expert surgeons, all active both as educators and with busy clinical practices, have written concise and practical chapters on the most commonly done procedures while providing much-needed insight on less frequently presentations, as well. (google.com)
  • Other diagnostic procedures used by colorectal surgeons include: proctoscopy, defecating proctography, sigmoidoscopy. (wikipedia.org)
  • hemorrhoidectomy
  • Stapled hemorrhoidectomy, also known as stapled hemorrhoidopexy, is a surgical procedure that involves the removal of abnormally enlarged hemorrhoidal tissue, followed by the repositioning of the remaining hemorrhoidal tissue back to its normal anatomic position. (wikipedia.org)
  • postoperative pain
  • In a study of 90 patients undergoing the STARR procedure, patients were hospitalized one to three days, experienced minimal postoperative pain after the procedure, and resumed employment or normal activity in 6 to 15 days. (wikipedia.org)
  • clinical
  • Since PPH was first introduced it has been the subject of numerous clinical trials and in 2003 the National Institute of Clinical Evidence (NICE) in the UK issued full guidance on the procedure stating it was safe and efficacious. (wikipedia.org)
  • He considered diagnosis an art that had to be accomplished not only through clinical history, but through long, sustained, conversation with the patient about their health problems and living conditions. (wikipedia.org)
  • causes
  • Colonoscopy or sigmoidoscopy is reasonable to confirm the diagnosis and rule out more serious causes. (wikipedia.org)
  • Diagnosis is by the presence of a disease indicative of a defect in cell-mediated immunity (e.g., life-threatening opportunistic infection) in the absence of any known causes of underlying immunodeficiency or of any other host defense defects reported to be associated with that disease (e.g., iatrogenic immunosuppression). (thefreedictionary.com)
  • FI is a sign or a symptom, not a diagnosis, and represents an extensive list of causes. (wikipedia.org)
  • include
  • Later signs include rectal bleeding, often with "red currant jelly" stool (stool mixed with blood and mucus), and lethargy. (wikipedia.org)
  • dietary
  • Where traditional non-surgical measures such as rest, suppositories and dietary advice fail to improve the condition, there is then a choice of further treatments. (wikipedia.org)
  • Management may be achieved through an individualized mix of dietary, pharmacologic, and surgical measures. (wikipedia.org)
  • Patient
  • For example, the patient may not be able to relax under the conditions, leading to relaxation failure of puborectalis and false positive diagnosis of anismus. (wikipedia.org)
  • The key to diagnosis remains the patient history, with confirmation by visual inspection and anoscopy. (spotidoc.com)
  • treatments
  • Dr. Voloyiannis and his team work directly with other Texas Oncology specialists, such as radiation and medical oncologists, so that all treatments - beginning at diagnosis - can be provided within the Texas Oncology network of physicians. (texasoncology.com)
  • Many patients treated with rubber band ligation or injection sclerotherapy require multiple treatments and there is high recurrence rate following these procedures. (wikipedia.org)
  • problems
  • When keeping rhinoceroses in smaller camps in an effort to protect them, an increase in medical- or surgical-related problems may be encountered. (scielo.org.za)