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Please note: All our surgical procedures will be carried out at our in-patient hospital at Shepton Mallet, even if you have an outpatient appointment at a different hospital.
EUA of the rectum
Examination Under Anaesthetic (EUA) of the rectum is a means of examining the colon and anal parts of the body using a special instrument in order to diagnose conditions.
For patients with symptomatic gallstones, it is recommended that the gallbladder is removed surgically, usually via keyhole surgery. This is often performed as a day case.
There are various surgical treatments for haemorrhoids (piles), depending on the patient’s particular condition. Rubber band ligation, haemorrhoidal artery ligation and haemorrhoidectomy are some options.
This is where an internal part of the body pushes through a weakness in the muscle or surrounding tissue wall. Hernias can occur anywhere in your abdomen, and there are a number of different types – inguinal, femoral, umbilical, incisional and abdominal.
A procedure involving the surgical removal of small skin cysts or lesions. These are usually performed under local anaesthetic, although in some cases general anaesthetic can be recommended. These procedures require that your GP secures funding prior to referral and treatment.
Pilonidal sinus surgery
A pilonidal sinus is a cystic lesion under the skin, showing with a small hole in the skin, usually at the top of the cleft of the buttocks, where they separate. It can become infected, in which case it often warrants an urgent operation. If it is recurrently infected or, it becomes symptomatic, it may benefit from elective excision.
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