October 12, 2021
To address the lack of a standardized approach for the management of LARS, a bowel management program, called BOREAL, was developed and evaluated in this study, aiming to highlight the acceptability, feasibility and effectiveness of timely assessment and treatment of LARS.Read More
Reducing complications and improving quality of care after prostate surgery: how use of urinary catheters effects outcome
September 14, 2021
Although urethral catheter placement is routine after surgical procedures of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), no guidelines inform duration of catheter use.
Results from ratings provided by a multidisciplinary panel offer guidance in decreasing practice variation thereby reducing postoperative risks and improving the consistency and quality of care for patients undergoing surgery.
Low anterior resection syndrome (LARS) has a substantial negative impact on quality of life and almost 70% of patients experienced major LARS 1-11 years after rectal surgery.Read More
July 13, 2021
Studies on intermittent catheterization (IC) with larger samples sizes are rare and this study provides real-world evidence on IC use, which may be used to derive recommendations for improvement of care. This is among the first publications of a 3-year observation period including time before and after initial IC.Read More
We were happy for the engagement from our audience during the last of our three ACCT Let’s talk… webinars – this time with a focus on the Self and how to handle the delicate subject of intimacy and sexuality when somehow impaired. In fact, in answer to our question, 74% of our audience thought that the main barrier to seeking help for sexual dysfunction is embarrassment or the perceived taboo surrounding the subject. Which is why we think we need to talk about it.Read More