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Researching the effects of delayed toilet training with Wellspect's ESPUN study grant

Publisert av Anna Mars, 16.des.2021

Wellspect supports evidence-based research and practice in the field of continence care, and sponsors the annual ESPUN study grant. Tinne Van Aggelpoel is the latest winner, and we present the outcome of her study in the field of pediactric bladder and bowel management.

Tinne Van Aggelpoel is a pelvic floor physiotherapist working at Antwerp University Hospital, UZA, Belgium (Universitair Ziekenhuis Antwerpen) under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Alexandra Vermandel, and the latest winner of the ESPUN study grant. Tinne’s research field is the study of toilet training in healthy children, and the effects of delayed training  for children left in diapers longer than necessary. Tinne recently defended her PhD thesis on this topic, with a focus on the investigation of the possible influencing factors, and the implementation of new toilet training methods.

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The importance of patient-centred care in neurogenic bladder and bowel movement

Publisert av Anna Mars, 14.des.2021

We are excited to be joining ISCoS on the launch of their first webinar episode, which builds upon their existing podcast series "SCI Care: What Really Matters". 

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Emne: ISCoS

How to treat LARS?

Publisert av Anna Mars, 18.nov.2021

This study represents a randomized controlled trial to compare transanal irrigation with posterior tibial nerve stimulation in the management of severe Low Anterior Resection Syndrome (LARS).

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Emne: transanal irrigasjon (TAI), Low Anterior Resection Syndrome (LARS), bowel management

Reducing complications and improving quality of care after prostate surgery: how use of urinary catheters effects outcome

Publisert av Anna Mars, 21.okt.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.

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Empowering SCI patients to get their dignity back

Publisert av Anna Mars, 21.sep.2021

Monday, September 20th marked the start of Urology Week 2021. As part of our annual partnership with The International Spinal Cord Society (ISCoS), we were invited to host the latest episode of their podcast "SCI Care: What really matters" for a urology focused episode with host Rachel Chapple, Global Product Manager and Clinical Education Manager for Wellspect, and guests Carina Andersson, Nurse and Urotherapist, and ISCoS President Prof Ruth Marshall. 

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Emne: ISCoS, spinal cord injury (SCI)