Evidence and Case-Based Update on the Medical/Behavioral and Surgical Management of Fecal Incontinence

Workshop 6

Workshop Schedule

09:00

Alayne Markland

09:15

Alayne Markland

09:30

All

09:45

Patricia Goode

10:30

None

11:00

Holly Richter

11:45

All

Aims & Objectives

Basic
180 minutes
Lower Bowel Dysfunction
Fecal Incontinence Treatment Women
Health care providers interested in an evidenced-based update on the medical/behavioral and surgical management of fecal incontinence in women

Aims: 1. Understand the scope of the problem of faecal incontinence (FI) in women 2. To understand the anatomy and physiology of normal defecation and maintenance of continence 3. To present an algorithmic approach for the evaluation and treatment of FI including case studies 4. Understand non-surgical management of FI including pelvic floor muscle training including biofeedback and electrical stimulation, bowel control strategies, diet and fibre, medications 5. Understand the role of surgery including sphincter repair and sacral neuromodulation (SNM) in the treatment of FI