Diagnosis and Repair of Acute 3rd and 4th Degree Anal Sphincter Tears

Workshop 31

Workshop Schedule

14:00

Abdul Sultan

14:10

Ranee Thakar

14:30

Ranee Thakar

14:40

Abdul Sultan

15:10

Abdul Sultan

15:30

None

16:00

Abdul Sultan

16:15

Ranee Thakar

17:00

Abdul Sultan
Ranee Thakar

Aims & Objectives

Advanced
240 minutes
Pregnancy
anal sphincter third and fourth degree tears anal incontinence
Obstetricians, gynaecologists, urogynaecologists, midwives, physiotherapists, continence nurses, colorectal surgeons

Aim:
To learn how to identify, repair and manage primary obstetric anal sphincter injuries.

Objectives: (delegates will also have the opportunity to discuss these topics on an individual basis)

  • Understand the anatomy and physiology of the anal sphincter.
  • Learn the technique and interpretation of endoanal ultrasound
  • Recognise and classify anal sphincter injury
  • Observe a live video on diagnosis and repair
  • Have hands on experience of repairing pig anal sphincters
  • Understand the dilemmas regarding prevention and management of subsequent pregnancies
  • Labour Ward protocol
  • Have insight into the complications of anal sphincter trauma
  • Set up a perineal clinic
  • Skills to run a perineal trauma course