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