Proctology

International Surgery Rome (ISR) offers state-of-the-art care in the detection, diagnosis, and treatment of disorders affecting the lower gastrointestinal tract, specially the rectum and anus. These disorders include:

  • Hemorrhoids (Piles)
  • Anal Abscess/Fistula
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Warts
  • Constipation
  • Pilonidal Disease
  • Polyps of the Colon and Rectum
  • Pruritus Ani (anal itching)
  • Rectal Prolapse

Whether it is an outpatient service or inpatient surgery, our qualified surgeons offer personalized, compassionate and trustworthy surgical care. They offer cutting-edge advancements, including clinic procedures, traditional surgery, and minimally invasive procedures.

FAQ

What is the newest surgical technique for treating hemorrhoids?

Stapled hemorrhoidectomy is the newest surgical technique to treat hemorrhoids. It does not remove the hemorrhoids themselves; rather, it removes the lax tissue surrounding the hemorrhoid that has allowed it to protrude

What are treatments for hemorrhoids?

There are a number of treatments available for hemorrhoids.
Many people treat hemorrhoids effectively with over-the-counter products such as Preparation H. There are also non-surgical procedures that can cure hemorrhoids, including: There are a number of treatments available for hemorrhoids. Many people treat hemorrhoids effectively with over-the-counter products such as Preparation H. There are also non- surgical procedures that can cure hemorrhoids, including:
– Sclerotherapy: liquid is injected into the enlarged hemorrhoid with the goal of reducing the blood supply to shrink it
– Cryotherapy: this procedure freezes the hemorrhoid, causing it to shrink and heal
– Rubber band ligation: a band is applied to the base of the hemorrhoid, cutting off the blood supply, causing the hemorrhoid to shrink and fall off
– Heat coagulation: heat from infared light causes scar tissue which results in the hemorrhoid dying

How is pilonidal sinus disease diagnosed?

How is pilonidal sinus disease diagnosed?

Which kind of operation do you perform for pilonidal sinus

We always perform the mininvasive tecnique. You will have a small incision (0,5 mm) and you will be able to work after 3 days.

Will a pilonidal cyst go away on its own?

Yes. Pilonidal cysts often go away on their own. However, recurrent pilonidal cysts are more frequently observed in patients who don’t get their cysts removed.

How do you drain a pilonidal cyst?

Some pilonidal cysts start draining blood and pus when they get infected,3 but it is not advisable that you pop the cyst or drain it on your own. If it is proving to be a nuisance for you, consult a health practitioner to discuss possible treatment options.

Can I drain a pilonidal cyst on my own?

No. Draining a cyst on your own opens you up to a higher possibility of infection. The lack of sterile materials may cause bacteria to enter the wound and cause a systemic infection. Make sure that you seek the advice of a health practitioner if you have a pilonidal cyst.

How do you get rid of a pilonidal cyst?

The common treatment for pilonidal cysts is drainage or lancing, where a health practitioner makes an incision on the surface of the cyst and lets the liquids drain out.

What causes a pilonidal cyst?

The exact reason why pilonidal cysts occur has not yet been pinpointed. Some of the theories are that they are usually caused by ingrown hair above the natal cleft, which is then detected by the body as a foreign object. It may also be caused by previous injury or trauma to that specific region. Some of the possible triggers for this condition include excessive hair growth, poor hygiene and a sedentary lifestyle.

How does a pilonidal cyst develop?

Pilonidal cysts usually grow when sinuses develop under the skin and start filling up with hair, skin debris and pus. If the cyst becomes infected, it can progress into an abscess, which may cause considerable pain for patients. If the pain becomes unbearable, it is usually recommended that it gets drained by a health practitioner.

How common is a pilonidal cyst?

It’s relatively common in Caucasian men, with those between the ages of 20 and 40 usually affected. It’s extremely uncommon for patients to suffer from this condition before puberty or after the age of 4