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ICS CORE CURRICULUM (FREE): The investigation of posterior compartment disorders: an integrated approach

08/06/2024 17:40:49

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Alison Hainsworth
Giulio A. Santoro
Alison Hainsworth
Giulio A. Santoro
Giulio A. Santoro
Ola Stankiewicz
Ola Stankiewicz
Alison Hainsworth
Emma Breslin
Alison Hainsworth

Aims & Objectives

Intermediate
90 minutes
Anorectal / Bowel Dysfunction
Clinical
Bowel dysfunction Assessment Imaging
Bowel Dysfunction

The aim is to understand the causes of posterior compartment pelvic floor dysfunction and to appreciate the different investigations available for assessment.

The objectives are -

  • To know the symptoms and pathophysiology of posterior pelvic floor dysfunction.
  • To know the indications for the following investigations – anorectal physiology, integrated total pelvic floor ultrasound, defaecation barium proctography, defaecation MRI.
  • To appreciate of the possible findings on each of these investigations.
  • To understand how each investigation compares to one another and compares to symptoms.
  • To understand how findings can influence conservative and surgical management.