ADVANCED DIODE LASER IN PROCTOLOGY CASES : A SURGICAL REVIEW

Dr Rajeev Sharda, Dr Pratibha Sharda

Abstract


Lasers with ultrafast pulses have been developed to decrease the energy necessary to incise tissues and to decrease damage to surrounding tissues. Recent technological advances have made the treatment of these conditions easier. New techniques can be used as a dual procedure, when patients are suffering from a combination of rectal problems. Nowadays, it is easier, faster and safer to treat an anal fissure , fistula in ano, pilonidal  sinus and hemorrhoids  in one operation, with local anesthesia and sedation of the patient. Patients witness the benefits of one hospital admission, shorter operating time (<30 min for both), procedure ensuring them less pain, less costs and a shortened rehabilitation period. Experienced surgeons are able treat proctology problems . Lasers are safe,cause low pain and is minimally invasive surgical procedure with long-term good patient acceptance and satisfaction and is suited for routine work. The energy applied should be reduced to a minimum. Complication rates are largely comparable with those of other minimally invasive conventional methods. We have been using laser 1470nm advanced diode in various proctology cases in our set up and hereby sharing our experience combined with the results of previous studies for this review

Keywords


Laser 1470nm Advanced Diode , Proctology , Anal Fissure , Fistula In Ano, Pilonidal Sinus, Hemorrhoids

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