Staple Away Your
Hemorrhoids With PPH Hemorrhoidectomy
When your condition is very serious, and other treatments fail, you may need a PPH hemorrhoidectomy.
Hemorrhoids are a very common affliction that affect a
large majority of the population. Millions of people get them each
year. While some cases are mild and easily treatable with home
remedies or over-the-counter medications, others can develop
into really serious cases that are characterized by intense
pain and discomfort, swelling, inflammation and bleeding. For
these cases, doctors recommended surgical procedures to correct
Your doctor will determine the severity of your condition by
how much your hemorrhoids have prolapsed. He or she will then determine if a PPH hemorrhoidectomy is necessary.
Prolapsed hemorrhoids are swollen blood vessels that have blossomed out of the rectum. Sometimes your sphincter muscles can spasm during a
bowel movement and this can cause the prolapsed hemorrhoid to
get trapped outside the rectum entrance. This cuts the blood
supply to this swollen blood vessel, resulting in what is
called a "strangulated" hemorrhoid.
Some of the surgical procedures that are performed on these
kinds of severe hemorrhoid cases include ligation, laser
treatment and the PPH hemorrhoidectomy. This is one
of the most opted for procedures for eliminating hemorrhoids.
It involves the surgeon removing the hemorrhoid using circular
staples to lessen the prolapsed size of the hemorrhoid.
This procedure will allow you to return to your regular
day-to-day activities after a speedy recovery time. While there
are still some side effects that are common with most surgical
procedures, such as staples carried away with your stools, or
some fluid leakage, the PPH hemorrhoidectomy is still effective for
people who have tried all the standard home remedies and
over-the-counter medications, but have not found any relief for