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International Journal of Frontiers in Medicine, 2023, 5(9); doi: 10.25236/IJFM.2023.050914.

Current State of Chinese Medicine Treatment of Postoperative Edema and Pain in Anorectal Surgery


Nannan Gao1, Linmei Sun2

Corresponding Author:
Linmei Sun

1Shaanxi University of Chinese Medicine, Xianyang, Shaanxi, China

2Xi’an Affiliated Hospital of Shaanxi University of Chinese Medicine, Xi’an, Shaanxi, China


As a common clinical disease, the treatment of anorectal disease is mainly based on surgery, but the disease is prone to various postoperative complications such as pain, edema, and urinary retention, especially edema and pain, which not only cause great physical and psychological burden to patients, but also seriously affect the healing of the trauma. The internal and external treatment methods of TCM are unique and effective in relieving patients' postoperative trauma edema and pain. Now we summarize the research studies related to postoperative complications of anorectal diseases in recent years, and discuss the current status of TCM treatment of postoperative edema and pain elements in anorectal surgery, in order to provide better ideas and methods for clinical work.


Anorectal Diseases, Postoperative Edema, Postoperative Pain, Traditional Chinese Medicine

Cite This Paper

Nannan Gao, Linmei Sun. Current State of Chinese Medicine Treatment of Postoperative Edema and Pain in Anorectal Surgery. International Journal of Frontiers in Medicine (2023), Vol. 5, Issue 9: 87-90. https://doi.org/10.25236/IJFM.2023.050914.


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