A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW OF RECENT ADVANCES OF AGNIKARMA IN THE MANAGEMENT OF HAEMORRHOID”
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Keywords: Agni Karma, Anushastras,Cautery.

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Awasthi, S. S. (2019). A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW OF RECENT ADVANCES OF AGNIKARMA IN THE MANAGEMENT OF HAEMORRHOID”. Ayurline: IJ-RIM, 3(05). Retrieved from http://ayurline.in/index.php/ayurline/article/view/277

Abstract

 

Background and purpose:

 

Haemorrhoid means an abnormal mass of dilated and engorged blood vessel in swollen tissue that occurs internally in the anal canal or externally around the anus. Haemorrhoid  is an extremely common problem reported since thousands of years with a prevalence rate that is highest among all the anorectal disorders.  Haemorrhoid resembles with arsha in ayurveda. The disease  arsha  (piles) is initiated with agnimandya (Improper digestion) due to improper food habits and lifestyles.

Agnikarma has been explained  by Sushruta as one among the Anushastras having greater importance in the management of arsha.

The purpose of  the study to explain  the importance of agnikarma as parasurgical procedure in non surgical management of arsha.

 

Material & Methods:

Different samhitas,classical texts  and modern texts are well scrutinized to study the recent advances of agnikarma in arsha.

 

Result:

All the modern techniques of cauterizations are indirectly based on agnikarma.

 

Discussion:

In modern management different laser technique are used such as infrared coagulation , Bipolar cautery, direct current and radiofrequency ablation therapy and BEIM technology.

 

Conclusion:

Agnikarma in the management of arsha is widely used with recent advances.

Sushruta  is the pioneer of Agnikarma.

 

Keywords: Agni Karma, Anushastras,Cautery.

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