• Praveen Kumar Choudhary M.S. (Ayurveda), Shalya, B.H.U, Associate Professor, A&U Tibbia College, Karol Bagh, New Delhi – 110005


Ksharsutra is emerging as a specialized modality of treatment in the field of surgery in Ayurveda.[1] Not only it is panacea to treat fistula-in-ano but also it is a sure-shot remedy for different type of sinuses, injection abscess, hemorrhoids and polyps.[2] Ksharsutra has revolutionized the treatment of fistula in ano, which was considered previously the notorious to tackle and cure.[3] In spite of many benefits, ksharsutra causes certain discomforts such as long duration, morbidity, pain and discomfort in the management of fistula in ano.[4]  

The present study was devised to minimize duration of therapy and pain in fistula in ano. The results were documented and analyzed. The results were encouraging. The duration of therapy was reduced and the pain was significantly less in all patients.

Keywords: Ksharsutra, fistula in ano, bhagandara, interceptive ksharsutra therapy


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