15 December 2020

Clinical Takeaway: The common, treatable condition no one talks about

Clinical Gastro Surgery

Surgeon Professor Marc Gladman presents some helpful tips on how to manage faecal incontinence.

In this episode:

  • One in eight of your patients suffers faecal incontinence but two in three are unwilling to speak about it.
  • Professor Marc Gladman presents us with very clear, practical helpful steps in opening up the issue for discussion, assessment and management of this common complaint.
  • Sacral neuromodulation rather than sphincter surgery can offer patients refractory to first-line management significant improvement of their faecal incontinence.

Guest: Professor Marc Gladman, Surgeon Scientist; Director of Sydney Colorectal & Pelvic Floor Centre; Chair of the Surgical Research Society of Australasia

Total time: 59 mins