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Pelvic Floor: What I Really Do

Sunday, May 1, 9:00 - 10:00 am

CME Credit Hours: 1

Evaluation and treatment of pelvic floor disorders continues to evolve.  New technology, surgical options and treatment approaches continue to yield better options and outcomes for patient.  Multidisciplinary treatment teams are now collaborating to better identify and treat pelvic floor disorders more comprehensively.  This symposium will provide an overview of how pelvic floor disorders are treated and the current surgical options.


At the conclusion of this session, participants should be able to:

  1. Identify the different surgical procedures for rectal prolapse
  2. Recognize which patients benefit from sacral nerve stimulation for fecal incontinence
  3. Describe the management and options for patients with obstructive defecation
  4. Identify how pelvic floor dysfunction affects sexual function


Tracy L. Hull, MD, Cleveland, OH
Ian Paquette, MD, Cincinnati, OH

9:00 am
Tracy L. Hull, MD, Cleveland, OH
Ian Paquette, MD, Cincinnati, OH
Case Panel
Mala Balakumar, Mt Sinai, NY
Pelin Batur, MD, Cleveland, OH
Rowan Collinson, MD, Auckland, New Zealand
Giovanna DaSilva, Weston, FL  
Klaus Matzel, MD, Ergangen, Germany
Anders Mellgren, MD, Chicago, IL
9:05 am
Case #1- Rectal Prolapse

9:15 am 
Case #2- Fecal Incontinence and SNS

9:30 am 
Case #3- Obstructive Defecation
9:45 am
Case #4- Pelvic Floor Dysfunction and Sexual Function  
10:00 am