Dr Nitish Jhawar Director colorectal surgery & Laparoscopic surgeon at fortis Hiranandani hospital Vashi delivered a lecture on 13th dec 2015 on “Thinking beyond Piles – Constipation & Obstructive Defecation Syndrome” at D. Y Patil Hospital, Nerul, navi Mumbai.
Talk was attended by members of Indian Association of Occupational Health.
Normally colorectal problem could be more than just piles, anything at anal area is normally taken as piles by general public, so dr nitish jhawar spoke about piles , fistula, anal fissure and constipation and obstructive defecation syndrome. A very common problem yet very few people take medical guidance.
Obstructive defecation syndrome is characterized by urge to defecate but an impaired ability to expel fecal bolus
Symptoms include unsuccesful evacuation attempts, straining, pain, bleeding and sensation of incomplete evacuation.
Dr Nitish advised that usually constipation is managed by genral home care and healthy life style but ODS a type of constipation in selected patient can be managed by minimally invasive surgery STARR.