Understanding the Presentation and Optimal Management of Pelvic Floor Disorders

Category: Training - School of Surgery

Date: September 14th 2012

Location: Bristol, Location TBC


For General Surgery Trainees ST3+


This one day workshop for surgical trainees (ST3 and above), will provide an overview of the management of patients with pelvic floor disorders. The multi-professional expert faculty will be led by Mr Michael Lamparelli (Dorset County Hospital)

Delegates attending this course will benefit from:

  • Seminars covering the challenges of managing pelvic floor disorders and patient perspectives
  • Refreshers on the anatomy and physiology of the pelvic floor
  • Interactive sessions on history taking: useful questionnaires, typical presentations and warning signs
  • Overviews of typical investigations such as defaecating proctogram, anorectal manometry and physiology studies
  • Discussions covering conservative management and surgical treatment options such as STARR, Ventral Mesh Rectopexy, SNS etc
  • Multi-disciplinary discussions covering results and management of complications
  • Interactive discussions on typical scenarios


Fee and Registration Details

Booking fee: £25

For more information or to book a place, please contact the SWSTN Admin Office:

Phone: 01935 384529

E-mail: elaine.cox@ydh.nhs.uk