Endorectal advancement flap

Anal fistulas can be a difficult disorder to treat. One of the problems is that the muscles around the anus, called the “sphincters”, may be damaged. If too much muscle is damaged, then incontinence (inadvertent loss of bowel content) may occur. The standard operation for the treatment of fistulas, called a “fistulotomy”, involves dividing the…

Ligation of the Intersphincteric Fistula Tract (LIFT)

Anal fistulas can be a difficult disorder to treat. One of the problems is that the muscles around the anus, called the “sphincters”, may be damaged. If too much muscle is damaged, then incontinence (inadvertent loss of bowel content) may occur. The standard operation for the treatment of fistulas, called a “fistulotomy”, involves dividing the…

Trans-anal Endoscopic Microsurgery (TEM)

Trans-anal Endoscopic Microsurgery is a technique that uses specialised equipment to perform surgery through the back passage. It allows removal of large, difficult to access polyps or early cancers which would have otherwise have required removal of the entire rectum. It requires no cuts on the outside and most patients stay in hospital only one…

Robotic Surgery

Mr Eugene Ong has undergone training and accreditation to perform Robotic Colorectal Surgery and is able to discuss and offer this novel technology to his patients. For more information on robotic colorectal surgery, please click on the button below to be taken to the Intuitive Surgical website.

Laparoscopic surgery

Laparoscopic surgery, also known as “keyhole” surgery, is a technique where the surgeon uses instruments and a camera to operate through small (usually less than 1 cm) incisions in the abdomen. The technique has been shown to be safe and effective and results in faster recovery from surgery with potentially less complications. It is now…

Sacral Nerve Stimulation (SNS)

Faecal incontinence is a common and devastating disorder. The causes of faecal incontinence can be quite varied, and the treatment can range from simple diet measures and pelvic floor exercises to requiring surgical repair of the muscles around the anus (the “sphincters”). Recently, Sacral Nerve Stimulation (SNS) has emerged as a very safe and effective…