ESCP focused on the topic of faecal incontinence throughout January. This was coordinated by Peter Christensen, Communications Committee Chair and Professor and Consultant Colorectal Surgeon at the Pelvic Floor Unit, Department of Surgery, Aarhus University Hospital. Various colorectal experts got involved and shared insight in the form of articles, videos and visual abstracts.

Here’s an overview of some highlights you may have missed.

Peter Christensen introduces ESCP’s monthly topic for January:

What are the five things you need to know on faecal incontinence following rectal cancer treatment? LARS expert, Katrine Emmertsen, runs through a multi-factorial model to understand the pathophysiology in the article below:

"We cannot begin to compare treatments without standardised and validated outcome measures." A clip of Carolynne Vaizey's insightful session was shared on 'Patient-centred outcome measures for faecal incontinence' from Nice 2018: 

Charles Knowles reviewed what is known about the efficacy of percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation for treating adults with faecal incontinence:

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