Rubber band ligation
What is Rubber band ligation?
Rubber band ligation (RBL) is an outpatient treatment for internal hemorrhoids of any grade. There are several different devices a physician may use to perform the procedure.With rubber band ligation, a small band is applied to the base of the hemorrhoid, stopping the blood supply to the hemorrhoidal . The hemorrhoid will shrink and die within a few days and fall along with band during defecation.