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The non invasive treatment of hemorrhoidal disease has the best indications for I and II degree symptomatic piles and only in few cases of III and IV degree. Authors report their practice with infra-red-coagulation, cryosurgery and laser surgery, discussing indications, controindications and describing in detail their technique. About laser surgery they(More)
An 8-year-old boy with galactose-1-phosphate uridyl transferase (GALT) deficiency presented with hypotonia, muscle hypotrophy, hepatomegaly, bilateral cataract and mild mental retardation. Two brothers showed a GALT activity consistent with a homozygotic condition and both parents were found to be heterozygotes for this defect. Histological and(More)
There is still much discussion about the pharmacological treatment of certain symptoms caused by haemorrhoids and their complications. In 1986 topical treatment with Diosmina ointment was used on 50 patients (33 males, 17 females) with grade 1, 2, 3 or 4 haemorrhoids featuring strangulation and thrombosis. Patients who had previously been given other(More)
The author notes of the fundamental principles and particularly the techniques of hemorrhoidectomy according to Milligan-Morgan, adopted with full satisfaction in more than 1,000 cases of third and fourth degree hemorrhoids. Correct indication and a precise, accurate technique based upon the high ligature of the vascular peduncle and on the preservation of(More)