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An Overview of Evaluation and Treatment of Posterior Pelvic Floor - March 28, 2014, Cleveland, OH
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Overview

The Cleveland Clinic Department of Colorectal Surgery is pleased to present An Overview of Evaluation and Treatment of Posterior Pelvic Floor. This unique one-day course will focus on in-depth multidisciplinary didactic lectures and presentations designed for medical caregivers interested in an overview of evaluation and treatment of pelvic floor and care of patients with posterior compartment problems.

This course will use a case-based presentation format in which attendees are encouraged to provide input, ask questions, and share their experiences to guide discussions on diagnosis, evaluation, and what’s new in surgical and medical management techniques. Cleveland Clinic staff from colorectal surgery, urogynecology, urology, physical therapy, psychology, and gastroenterology will be present to share their expert opinions.

Who Should Attend?

This activity is designed for colorectal surgeons, surgeons, gynecologists, internists, primary care physicians, physical therapist, and other health care professionals who desire an update on the treatment of pelvic floor and care of patients with posterior compartment problems.

Key Topics Include

  • Importance of multidisciplinary pelvic floor interaction
  • Fecal incontinence overview of medical and surgical treatment
  • Constipation: Approach and treatment
  • Rectal prolapse: New ideas for an old problem

By providing relevant discussions of the most current evidence and hands-on instruction, this educational offering strives to help practitioners acquire knowledge and skills regarding new data and surgical techniques which, in turn, can be translated directly to their clinical practice.

Stay Current With These Objectives

After completing this educational activity, you will be able to:

  • Recognize the complex anatomy of the pelvis and pelvic floor.
  • Describe an algorithm for care of patients with fecal incontinence.
  • Discuss types of constipation and treatment approaches.
  • Discuss the various approaches to surgical treatment of rectal prolapse.
  • Discuss the importance of the multidisciplinary approach to patient care.

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