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What are piles?

ITV This Morning Article

Commonly referred to as piles, over half the population will suffer from haemorrhoids at some stage and tens of thousands will undergo painful surgery. Piles are incredibly common - at least 50 per cent of people suffer with them at some time.

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Doppler-guided transanal haemorrhoidal dearterialisation

Tagariello C, Dal Monte PP, Sarago M.

UO Chirurgia Generale, Case di Cura M. F. Toniolo, Villa Erbosa, Bologna.

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New modalities and concepts in the treatment of hemorrhoids

Hetzer FH, Wildi S, Demartines N.

Klinik fur Viszeral- und Transplantationschirurgie, Universitatsspital Zurich.

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Comparison of early and 1-year follow-up results of conventional hemorrhoidectomy and hemorrhoid artery ligation: a randomized study

Bursics A, Morvay K, Kupcsulik P, Flautner L.

First Department of Surgery, Semmelweis University, 1082 Budapest, Hungary.

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Results of ligature of distal branches of the upper rectal artery in chronic hemorrhoid with the assistance of Doppler ultrasonography

Shelygin IuA, Titov AIu, Veselov VV, Kanametov MKh.

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Doppler ultrasound assisted hemorrhoid artery ligation. A new therapy in symptomatic hemorrhoids

Arnold S, Antonietti E, Rollinger G, Scheyer M.

Chirurgische Abteilung, Krankenhaus der Stadt Bludenz, Spitalsgasse 13, 6700 Bludenz, Osterreich.

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Transanal hemorrhoidal dearterialization is an alternative to operative hemorrhoidectomy

Sohn N, Aronoff JS, Cohen FS, Weinstein MA.

Department of Surgery, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY, USA.

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Ambulatory haemorrhoid therapy

Muller-Lobeck H.

Abteilung Chirurgie/Koloproktologie, Stiftung Deutsche Klinik fur Diagnostik GmbH, Wiesbaden.

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Medical Reports on HAL (in chronologic order)

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stretta centre
Stretta Therapy is a minimally invasive, outpatient procedure to alliviate the suffering caused by Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD), that takes approximately 60 minutes to perform. fast, effective treatment for GORD

Fecal incontinence is however readily treatable and here at Ficocentre we offer fast and effective outpatient procedures for patients who suffer from Faecal Incontinence. fast, effective treatment for faecal incontinence

 Halo Clinic

The Halocentre has opened a new facility on Harley Street in Central London, offering flexible weekly clinics to suit you.

Weekly Clinics

Mon, Tues, Wed       16:30 – 19:30

Saturday                  09:00 – 12:00

Call 020 3198 2424 or email to speak live to our patient coordinator.

The Centre is the latest addition to the many Halocentre’s around the country providing the most technologically advanced and virtually pain free option for the treatment of Haemorrhoids’s.

The HALO™ procedure combines haemorrhoid artery ligation with a mucopexy for the prolapsing mucosa in one procedure. The result is a safe and gentle treatment that’s effective for all grades of haemorrhoids, and is NHS NICE approved.

The Harley Street Halocentre is home to some of the most experienced and well known surgeons in the country performing the HALO™ procedure. Contact us today to arrange a consultation to suit you.


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