Navigating towards pain free Piles Operation
Piles are also known as hemorrhoids. Hemorrhoids are collections of inflamed tissue in the anal canal. They contain blood vessels, support tissue, muscle, and elastic fibers. Piles is a medical condition in which blood vessels in the rectal mucosa dilate and form a mass in the anal canal .Sometime they may felt outside the anus. This step is called as prolapsed hemorrhoids.
Hemorrhoids are classified as internal and external hemorrhoids. Internal piles are located between 2 and 4 centimeters (cm) above the opening of the anus, and they are the more commonly found in patients then external. External piles occur on the outside edge of the anus. Hemorrhoids can occur due to pregnancy, increased pressure caused by obesity, sitting or standing for long hours at a stretch, straining on the toilet, coughing, sneezing, vomiting, and holding your breath while straining to do strenuous physical labor
Piles incidence is common in both with men and women. Those with improper diet habits and sedentary lifestyle have a greater incidence of piles. According to recent health estimate, over 40% of the world population suffers from piles and as many as 40% of the population have experience symptoms of the disease some time in their life.
In India, Approx more than half of the patients belong to the age group of 21-50 years. Piles are also seen among pregnant women. Though it is not clear what’s the actual cause of hemorrhoid is, researchers think this might be an inherited condition of weak veins leading to hemorrhoid.
Advantages of Minimally Invasive procedure during Piles
It is very important to have a correct diagnosis first. So ask the patient to visit a doctor for proper diagnosis. If detected early, piles can be cured with medication and life style change. In the later stages, surgery is a must and there are various surgical procedures available to treat piles problems
Mainly surgical options are classified as conventional which we call as piles operation and Minimally Invasive Procedure for Hemorrhoids (MIPH). Since many years, piles patients have been operated through conventional surgery approach. This approach will generally cost less but has various disadvantages such as patient may experience pain after operation for 2-3 weeks, He might need hospital stay after operation for more than a week, The surgical wounds need dressing for 2-3 weeks, On an average it takes 4-5 weeks for complete recovery and also patient needs a frequent follow up with the doctor. Whereas Minimally Invasive Procedure has recently started being recommended by surgeons around the country. This operation is performed with the help of a stapler device and patient may go home on the same day.
In India and on a global scale the rise in technology is creating rapid advancements in the medtech sector. In these changing times, Meril Life Sciences Introduced latest medical device MIRUS HEMORRHOIDS STAPLER is 2 Rows and 3 Rows. It is a revolutionary three rows approach for Minimally Invasive Procedure for Prolapsed Hemorrhoids. Available in different sizes.
Keeping in view patients comfort this stapler offers better security, superior hemostasis and ease of use which delivers optimum excision of prolapsed hemorrhoidal tissue.
It was a proud moment for India and Meril when Doctor’s like Malikendra Patel (MS – at Hinduja Hosptial from Madhya Pradesh) sets a record of performing maximum number of stapled Hemorrhoidopexy surgery in a day in Asia Book of records. This event was attended by many other Doctors and Dignitaries and our Meril team was also the part of the same to cheer the proud & successful movement.
Benefits of MIPH
- It is Less painful then surgery procedure
- Faster recovery
- Faster regaining of normal bowel function
- Less postoperative care after discharge
- Faster return to normal work
As a global Medtech company, Meril Life Sciences believes that through our ultra-modern manufacturing facilities and the latest cutting-edge medical technology, we have the ability to keep pace with the changing times and make bigger strides in the field of medicine and technology.