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  CIGNA - Rubber band ligation for hemorrhoids
Rubber band ligation is a procedure in which the hemorrhoid is tied off at its base with rubber bands, cutting off the blood flow to the hemorrhoid.
Rubber band ligation is one of the least expensive treatments and also one of the most effective.
Rubber band ligation is considered to be the most effective nonsurgical treatment for internal hemorrhoids over the long term.
www.cigna.com /healthinfo/hw212526.html   (747 words)

  
  Rubber band ligation for hemorrhoids - Health Topics - Medical Encyclopedia - MSN Health & Fitness   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Rubber band ligation is a procedure in which the hemorrhoid is tied off at its base with rubber bands, cutting off the blood flow to the hemorrhoid.
Rubber band ligation is one of the least expensive treatments and also one of the most effective.
Rubber band ligation is considered to be the most effective nonsurgical treatment for internal hemorrhoids over the long term.
health.msn.com /encyclopedia/healthtopics/articlepage.aspx?cp-documentid=100067644   (831 words)

  
 Management Options for Symptomatic Hemorrhoids
Rubber band ligation, injection sclerotherapy, and infrared coagulation have been the mainstays of office treatment for many years and continue to provide excellent results for grade I and II, and potentially grade III hemorrhoids [6].
Rubber band ligation even compared favorably with stapled hemorrhoidectomy (discussed in the next section) in controlling symptomatic prolapse, whereas a higher incidence of recurrent bleeding was observed in the latter intervention [8].
Rubber band ligation and stapled hemorrhoidectomy are clearly evolving as the winners and standards of operative treatment because of convincing evidence of decreased pain and improved patient satisfaction.
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 Rubber Band Ligation
Today’s modern technique of rubber band ligation was pioneered by Barron in 1963, who used a special instrument to apply the bands with great precision.
Rubber band ligation works by using a constricting band to stop the blood flow into the hemorrhoids, thus causing them to shrivel and fall off along with the band.
Rubber band ligation is not appropriate for treating third-degree piles or even bulky second-degree cases.
www.hemorrhoidsinplainenglish.com /hemorrhoid/ligation.htm   (1157 words)

  
 Rubber Band Ligation For Hemorrhoids - AOL Body
Rubber band ligation is a procedure in which the hemorrhoid is tied off at its base with rubber bands, cutting off the blood flow to the hemorrhoid.
Rubber band ligation is one of the least expensive treatments and also one of the most effective.
Rubber band ligation is considered to be the most effective nonsurgical treatment for internal hemorrhoids over the long term.
body.aol.com /nonmedical-treatments/rubber-band-ligation-for-hemorrhoids/treatment-overview   (810 words)

  
 Hemorrhoidectomy - Definition, Purpose, Demographics, Description, Diagnosis/preparation, Aftercare, Risks, Normal ...
Rubber band ligation is a technique that works well with internal hemorrhoids that protrude outward with bowel movements.
A small rubber band is tied over the hemorrhoid, which cuts off the blood supply.
Rubber band ligation has a 30–50% recurrence rate within five to 10 years of the procedure whereas surgical resection of hemorrhoids has only a 5% recurrence rate.
www.surgeryencyclopedia.com /Fi-La/Hemorrhoidectomy.html   (1515 words)

  
 Hemorrhoids File: General Studies
Rubber-band ligation was better than sclerotherapy in response to treatment for all hemorrhoids (p = 0.005) and for hemorrhoids stratified by grade (grades 1 and 2, p = 0.007, grade 3, p = 0.042), with no difference in the complication rate (p = 0.35).
Rubber band ligation is the most effective procedure in treating 1st and 2nd grade hemorrhoids.
Rubber band ligation was better than sclerotherapy in response to treatment for all hemorrhoids (P = 0.005) as well as for hemorrhoids stratified by grade (Grades 1 to 2; P = 0.007; Grade 3 hemorrhoids, P = 0.042), with no difference in the complication rate (P = 0.35).
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 rubber band ligation for hemorrhoids | surgery to treat hemorrhoids
Rubber Band Ligation is the one of the options for treating hemorrhoids.
The use of the rubber band land ligation may be to remove the hemorrhoids you are having, when they are causing pain, as well as bleeding.
The procedure known as rubber band ligation is used to cut off blood circulation from the hemorrhoid.
www.hemorrhoids-guide.info /rubber-band-ligation-for-hemorrhoids.html   (532 words)

  
 Hemorrhoids Treatment - Mayo Clinic
Rubber band ligation is the most effective nonoperative (without incision or excision) treatment for internal hemorrhoids that don't respond to self-care.
Sometimes referred to as "banding," rubber band ligation is a relatively simple procedure in which the doctor attaches tiny rubber bands to the base of internal hemorrhoids.
Because of the chance for infection, rubber band ligation is not a good option for people with immunodeficiencies such as AIDS, transplant patients and patients on chemotherapy.
www.mayoclinic.org /hemorrhoids/treatment.html   (547 words)

  
 Redfield Corporation - Optimal Nonsurgical Treatment of Hemorrhoids - Discussion
Although rubber band ligation demonstrated greater long-term efficacy, it was associated with a significantly higher incidence of posttreatment pain.
The better long-term efficacy in patients treated with rubber band ligation may be related to the depth of tissue destruction.
The rubber band, typically placed at the upper end of the hemorrhoid, leads to necrosis of the hemorrhoidal tissue.
www.redfieldcorp.com /materials_4_discussion.html   (1433 words)

  
 Rubber band ligation
Rubber band ligation is a popular procedure, as it involves less pain than surgical treatments of hemorrhoids, as well as a shorter recovery period.
In modern history, ligation using rubber band was introduced in 1958 by Blaisdell and refined in 1963 by Barron, who introduced a mechanical device called the Barron ligator.
The ligator is then pushed up against the base of the hemorrhoid, and the rubber band is applied.
www.mrsci.com /Surgery/Rubber_band_ligation.php   (383 words)

  
 Rubber Band Ligation of Symptomatic Internal Hemorrhoids: Results of 500 Cases
From that time, the ligation of hemorrhoids is widely used as an alternative method for the treatment of internal symptomatic hemorrhoids and has replaced hemorrhoidectomy in 45% of cases [2].
RBL of hemorrhoids is a widely used method for the treatment of symptomatic hemorrhoids.
The article on 'Rubber Band Ligation of Symptomatic Haemorrhoids: Result of 500 Cases' mirrors the state of the art of the treatment for second- and third-degree piles at the end of the 20th century.
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 Shreyas Ano-Rectal Hospital & Research Centre
Rubber bend ligation or Barran band ligation or it is often called is a non-surgical ambulatory procedure to treat second degree hemorrhoids/Piles and some third degree hemorrhoid/Piles.
A rubber band is placed around the base of the Hemorrhoids with the help of a special instrument, cutting off the blood supply to the hemorrhoids.The hemorrhoids then shrinks, shrivels up, dies and ultimately falls off within 7 to 10 days leaving some scar tissue which support the veins in the area.
Though the band ligation procedure is virtually a painless procedure, many patients experience some degree of pain for 24 to 48 hours.
www.proctocure.com /f1_barran.htm   (656 words)

  
 Medical News: Surgery Outdoes Rubber Band Ligation for Grade III Hemorrhoids - in Surgery, General Surgery from MedPage ...
On the other hand, the rubber band approach -- which has fewer complications and involves less pain -- works as well as surgery for Grade II hemorrhoids and "can be adopted as the choice of treatment" for those cases, Dr. Shanmugam and colleagues concluded in a review of existing studies.
Despite lower levels of pain and complications with the rubber band approach, patient satisfaction with the two methods was about the same, the researchers concluded, perhaps reflecting patient "preference for complete long-term cure of symptoms and possibly less concern for minor complications."
Rubber band ligation versus excisional hemorrhoidectomy for hemorrhoids.
www.medpagetoday.com /Surgery/GeneralSurgery/tb/1410   (892 words)

  
 Hemorrhoids , Notes on Cyber Gastroenterology, Dr. Julio Murra Saca, El Salvador
The use of rubber bands in the therapy of hemorrhoids is currently the most widely accepted form of treatment for this ailment, due to its low cost, practicality and effectiveness.
Rubber band ligationRubber band ligation is the most widely used technique for treatment of symptomatic internal hemorrhoids that are refractory to conservative treatment.
Recently ligated hemorrhoid in which the strangling effect of the rubber bands which eventually leads to necrosis (drying out) of the hemorrhoid is observed.
www.murrasaca.com /Hemorrhoids.htm   (412 words)

  
 Rubber band ligation - hemorrhoids treatment, cure for hemorrhoids
Rubber band ligation is an outpatient treatment for second-degree internal hemorrhoids.
Rubber band ligation is a popular procedure, as it involves less pain than surgical treatments of hemorrhoids, as well as a shorter recovery period.
The ligator is then pushed up against the base of the hemorrhoid, and the rubber band is applied.
digestive-disorders.health-cares.net /rubber-band-ligation.php   (535 words)

  
 Carilion - Rubber band ligation for hemorrhoids
If the bands are extremely painful, a medication may be injected into the banded hemorrhoids to numb them.
Rubber band ligation is the most widely used treatment for second- and third-degree hemorrhoids
Rubber band ligation cannot be used with first-degree hemorrhoids
www.carilion.com /kbase/htm/hw21/2526/hw212526.htm   (756 words)

  
 How effective are the different hemorrhoids treatment methods?
RBL is a procedure in which the hemorrhoid is tied off at its base with rubber bands, cutting off the blood flow to the hemorrhoid.
Rubber band ligation cannot be used with first-degree hemorrhoids, since there is not enough tissue to pull into the banding device.
Rubber band ligation is used to treat hemorrhoids that are too large to be treated by injection sclerotherapy and infrared photocoagulation.
www.healthassist.net /conditions/hemorrhoids-treatments.shtml   (2080 words)

  
 Anorectal Disease
Rubber band ligation, infrared coagulation, and sclerotherapy are common methods of treatment [2, 3, 4*].
MacRae and McLeod [5] showed, that rubber band ligation was a superior nonoperative treatment compared with infrared and sclerotherapy.
Two rubber bands are generally applied to the base of an internal hemorrhoid, which has been pulled up into the ligator.
www.treatment-options.com /article.cfm?PubID=GA03-3-2-02&Type=Article&KeyWords   (3819 words)

  
 rubber band ligation
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 ASCRS: Hemorrhoids -- Cataldo
Rubber band ligation is commonly recommended for individuals suffering from Grade I or Grade II hemorrhoids and, in some circumstances, Grade III hemorrhoids.
Hemorrhoidal banding is successful in two thirds to three quarters of all individuals with first and second degree hemorrhoids.
Long-term outcome of rubber band ligation for symptomatic primary and recurrent internal hemorrhoids.
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Rubber band ligation using suction is an effective treatment for symptomatic haemorrhoids but associated with significant morbidity.This prospective observational study was carried out to assess the efficacy, effectiveness and complications of rubber band ligation performed in outpatient for symptomatic haemorhoids using suction ligator.
Rubber band ligation has been shown to be superior to the injection sclerotherapy; however it is also associated with certain complications.
The main criticism of RBL is that it does nothing to remove the skin-covered component of the pile or an associated skin covered component of the pile or an associated skin tag.
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 Surgery is favored treatment for severe hemorrhoids
Rubber band ligation, or RBL, involves a rubber band placed around the base of the hemorrhoid, cutting off circulation, causing the hemorrhoid to wither away, generally within two weeks.
Although patients undergoing RBL spent significantly fewer days away from work than patients subject to surgery, the reviewers say the escalating cost of repeated RBL procedures needs to be considered before definite conclusions are reached about the relative economic effect of the two procedures.
Rubber band ligation versus excisional haemorrhoidectomy for haemorrhoids.
www.eurekalert.org /pub_releases/2005-07/cfta-sif071205.php   (581 words)

  
 Home | aHealthyme.com
Rubber band ligation is probably the most widely used treatment for internal hemorrhoids.
An applicator is used to place one or two small rubber bands around the base of the hemorrhoid, cutting off its blood supply (figures A and B).
Rubber band ligation is probably the most widely used of the many treatments for internal hemorrhoids (and the least costly for the patient).
www.ahealthyme.com /article/gale/100084683   (1470 words)

  
 Method for treating hemorrhoids - Patent 4621635
A method of treating external hemorrhoids comprises the preliminary and optional step of rubber band ligation of any associated internal hemorrhoidal tissue, followed by a laser beam-created incision around the perimeter of the base of the external portion.
In the rubber band ligation technique, a specially designed proctoscope functions as the drum of a ligator and carries a rubber band around its tip.
As is well known, the banding technique, to be described below, is too painful for use outside the pectinate line, but is appropriate for use internally of that line, where the autonomic nervous system does not carry the sensation of pain.
www.freepatentsonline.com /4621635.html   (1766 words)

  
 HBNS: Surgery Is Favored Treatment for Severe Hemorrhoids
Rubber band ligation, or RBL, involves a rubber band placed around the base of the hemorrhoid, cutting off circulation, causing the hemorrhoid to wither away, generally within two weeks.
Although patients undergoing RBL spent significantly fewer days away from work than patients subject to surgery, the reviewers say the escalating cost of repeated RBL procedures needs to be considered before definite conclusions are reached about the relative economic effect of the two procedures.
Rubber band ligation versus excisional haemorrhoidectomy for haemorrhoids.
www.cfah.org /hbns/getDocument.cfm?documentID=1084   (618 words)

  
 Comparison of hemorrhoids treatment methods
Rubber band ligation has a 30—50% recurrence rate within 5-10 years of the procedure [4] whereas surgical resection of hemorrhoids has only a 5% recurrence rate.
The advantages of the rubber band ligation are indisputable: it offers the possibility of a definitive, ambulatorial with least risk solution to without necessity of hospitalisation and anesthesia, repeatable in the time and with an overall percentage of complications inferior to that of the surgical hemorrhoidectomy [3].
The rubber band, typically placed at the upper end of the hemorrhoid, leads to necrosis of the hemorrhoidal tissue.
www.healthassist.net /conditions/hemorrhoids-treatments2.shtml   (664 words)

  
 Cook Medical | Endoscopy | A Unique View On Multiple Hemorrhoidal Ligation
Rubber band ligation is easily performed in the office, is cost effective, requires no anesthetic, and causes little discomfort for the patient.
The improved outcomes are a result of avoiding repeated anoscope insertions, and by permitting optimal placement of the rubber bands, away from the sensitive anoderm.
Optimally, multiple hemorrhoidal ligation is performed immediately after a colonoscopy, when more serious pathology in the proximal colon and rectum has been excluded.
www.cookmedical.com /esc/educationArticle.do?id=2600   (483 words)

  
 Rubber Band Ligation of Internal   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Rubber band ligation is a method of treating symptomatic internal hemorrhoids.
Placement of a rubber band around a portion of a hemorrhoid causes it to lose its blood supply so that the tissue dies and falls off after 7-10 days.
The tissue and rubber bands are passed with a bowel movement and usually are not seen.
www.surgeonsgroup.com /hemmorrhoids_rubber_band_ligation.htm   (527 words)

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