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Aluminum potassium sulfate and tannic acid (ALTA) injection as the mainstay of treatment for internal hemorrhoids
PurposeAluminum potassium sulfate and tannic acid (ALTA) induce noninvasive sclerosis and the involution of hemorrhoids by initiating an inflammatory reaction. We assessed the mid-term outcome afterExpand
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The relation between irregular bowel movement and the lifestyle of working women.
BACKGROUND/AIMS It is said that constipation is related to the occurrence and increase of bowel disease and colon cancer; however, there are few reports on this subject, and information about bowelExpand
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Injection sclerotherapy using aluminum potassium sulfate and tannic acid in the treatment of symptomatic rectocele: A prospective case series.
INTRODUCTION Although various surgical techniques have been described for the treatment of rectocele, there is currently no method exhibiting overall superiority because of the different types ofExpand
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Aluminum Potassium Sulfate and Tannic Acid Injection in the Treatment of Total Rectal Prolapse: Early Outcomes
PurposeNo surgical method for repair of total rectal prolapse has been established as optimal. We describe a new technique that uses ALTA (aluminum potassium sulfate and tannic acid) injection as aExpand
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Sclerosing Therapy for Internal Hemorrhoids with ALTA Comparison with Ligation and Excision
目的 : 新しい内痔核硬化療法剤である硫酸アルミニウムカリウム・タンニン酸注射液 (Aluminium potasium tannic acid : 以下ALTA) と結紮切除術 (Ligation and excision : 以下LE) の治療成績を比較した. 対象 : 2005年4月から2006年3月の間に3カ所以上の内痔核に対してALTA単独で治療を行った276例と,Expand
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Combined Aluminum Potassium Sulfate and Tannic Acid Sclerosing Therapy and Anal Encirclement Using an Elastic Artificial Ligament for Rectal Prolapse
BACKGROUND: Aluminum potassium sulfate and tannic acid is a sclerosant used for sclerosing therapy in the treatment of hemorrhoids, and a Leeds–Keio artificial ligament is a new anal-encirclingExpand
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Effect of Aging and Gender on Internal Anal Sphincter Thickness
The prevalence of fecal incontinence (FI) in the general population increases with age in male and female. The internal anal sphincter (IAS) plays a key role in maintaining continence, providing aExpand
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