Haemorrhoids: causes, symptoms and treatments
What are haemorrhoids or piles?
Haemorrhoids are vascular tissue that forms two sets of piles in the normal rectal anatomy.
Why do we have haemorrhoids?
The internal haemorrhoids help the bowel control providing a fine closure of the back passage
from inside as a kind of mechanical plug.
What are the symptoms of haemorrhoids?
The most frequent symptom of haemorrhoidal disease is bleeding. Other symptoms include prolapse causing the feeling of a lump, mucous discharge, itching and at times pain.
Management of haemorrhoids
Advanced haemorrhoids require surgical treatment. THD TM procedure is an alternative minimally invasive operation suitable for all patients requiring surgical intervention for haemorrhoids, regardless of the degree. The piles are not removed but simply corrected using a few absorbable sutures.