The post-void residual (PVR) urine test is vital for those with MS

May 11, 2021

Storage and voiding symptoms often coexist, affecting up to 59% of individuals with MS. These clinical manifestations impact quality of life and are often associated with depressive symptoms, loss of work productivity, poor sleep quality and, in general, a deterioration in overall health. Problems related to micturition impede many people with MS from fully participating with family, friends and the community.

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Topics: Neurogenic bladder, Multiple Sclerosis (MS), Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms (LUTS), Bladder dysfunction

Your questions answered – Lets Talk Science Webinar

May 4, 2021

Last Thursday, April 22nd, the first in a series of three ACCT live webinars took place. Let's Talk Science featured invited speakers Annelie Brauner, Vikram Khullar and Niall Galloway and looked at bladder and bowel dysfunction from a scientific perspective. During the event a lot of questions were received for the three speakers, but unfortunately there was not enough time to answer all of them live. In this blog post you are provided with the opportunity to take part in their interesting replies as well as view the results from the polls again.

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Highlights from ACCT Let’s Talk Science webinar

April 27, 2021

On April 22nd, the first in a series of three ACCT Let’s talk… webinars took place with the purpose of Advancing Continence Care Together from a holistic perspective. 

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Does Transanal irrigation effect gut microbiota?

April 13, 2021

Transanal irrigation's influence on gut microbiota could have a positive effect on the immune system and contribute to reduced UTIs.

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Topics: Urinary Tract Infection (UTI), Bladder and bowel interaction, Neurogenic bladder, Spina Bifida, Neurogenic bowel

Let’s talk about bladder and bowel interaction!

March 30, 2021

During this spring Wellspect will be hosting a series of ACCT webinars on three different occasions, focusing on three different perspectives of bladder and bowel dysfunction with the purpose of Advancing Continence Care Together.

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Topics: Advancing Continence Care Together (ACCT), ACCT