What tools are available for management of Lower Anterior Resection Syndrome - LARS

Forfatter Wellspect HealthCare, 21-1-2022

To address the lack of a standardized approach for the management of LARS, a bowel management program, called BOREAL, was developed and evaluated in this study, aiming to highlight the acceptability, feasibility and effectiveness of timely assessment and treatment of LARS.

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Emne: Low Anterior Resection Syndrome (LARS), bowel management, transanal irrigation (TAI)

How to treat LARS?

Forfatter Anna Mars, 18-11-2021

This study represents a randomized controlled trial to compare transanal irrigation with posterior tibial nerve stimulation in the management of severe Low Anterior Resection Syndrome (LARS).

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Emne: Low Anterior Resection Syndrome (LARS), bowel management, transanal irrigation (TAI)

Highlights from ACCT Webinar on TAI

Forfatter Anna Mars, 23-2-2021

On Tuesday, February 9th the ACCT Webinar: Transanal irrigation (TAI) – a solution for constipation and fecal incontinence took place. During one hour we heard Professors Jan Tack and Anton Emmanuel together with Clinical Nurse Lead Bev Collins discuss how Transanal Irrigation (TAI) could be a possible management option for a wider group of patients and how to improve adherence to the therapy. Here are some highlights from the event. 

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Emne: ACCT, Neurogenic bowel, bowel management, transanal irrigation (TAI)

Who wants to talk about constipation and fecal incontinence?

Forfatter Anna Mars, 01-2-2021

We do. At Wellspect, bladder and bowel problems are at the center of our endeavors, and we've made it our mission to remove the stigma around these issues and spread knowledge about the available solutions. One of these is transanal irrigation (TAI). In our ACCT Webinar on February 9th, 15:00-16:00 CET, we have put together an educational program that covers transanal irrigation as a possible therapy to manage constipation and fecal incontinence, with examples taken from the latest scientific research. Don’t miss it!

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Emne: ACCT, transanal irrigation (TAI), Webinar