Important and useful PF publications

Constipation/ODS

Knowles CH, Grossi UG, Horrocks EJ, Pares D, Vollebregt PF, Chapman M, Brown SR, Mercer-Jones M, Williams AB, Hooper RJ, Stevens N, Mason J, on behalf of the NIHR CapaCiTY working group and The Pelvic floor Society. Surgery for constipation: systematic review and clinical guidance. Paper 1: introduction & methods (CDI-00153-2017). Colorectal disease. In press 2017.

Knowles CH, Grossi UG, Chapman M, Mason J, on behalf of the NIHR CapaCiTY working group and Pelvic floor Society. Surgery for constipation: systematic review and practice recommendations. Results I: colonic resection (CDI-001..-2017). Colorectal disease. In press 2017.

Grossi UG, Knowles CH, Mason J, Lacy-Colson J, Brown SR, on behalf of the NIHR CapaCiTY working group and Pelvic floor Society. Surgery for constipation: systematic review and practice recommendations. Results II: hitching procedures for the rectum (rectal suspension) (CDI-001..-2017). Colorectal disease. In press 2017.

Mercer-Jones M, Grossi UG, Pares D, Vollebregt PF, Mason J, Knowles CH, on behalf of the NIHR CapaCiTY working group and Pelvic floor Society. Surgery for constipation: systematic review and practice recommendations. Results III: rectal wall excisional procedures (rectal excision) (CDI-00156-2017). Colorectal disease. In press 2017.

Grossi UG, Horrocks EJ, Mason J, Knowles CH, Williams AB, on behalf of the NIHR CapaCiTY working group and Pelvic floor Society. Surgery for constipation: systematic review and practice recommendations. Results IV: recto-vaginal reinforcement procedures (CDI-001..-2017). Colorectal disease. In press 2017.

Pilkington SA, Emmett C, Knowles CH, Mason J, Yiannakou Y, on behalf of the NIHR CapaCiTY working group and Pelvic floor Society. Surgery for constipation: systematic review and practice recommendations. Results V: sacral nerve stimulation (CDI-001..-2017). Colorectal disease. In press 2017.

Knowles CH, Grossi UG, Horrocks EJ, Pares D, Vollebregt PF, Chapman M, Brown SR, Mercer-Jones M, Williams AB, Hooper RJ, Stevens N, Mason J, on behalf of the NIHR CapaCiTY working group and The Pelvic floor Society and European Society of Coloproctology. Surgery for constipation: systematic review and practice recommendations. Graded practice and future research recommendations (CDI-00159-2017). Colorectal disease. In press 2017.

 

SNS for FI & constipation

 

Cochrane review 2015. Thah MA, Abukar AA, Thin NN, Ramsanahie A, Cnowles CH  

Sacral neuromodulation for faecal incontinence: is the outcome compromised in patients with high-grade internal rectal prolapse?
Prapasrivorakul S1, Gosselink MP, Gorissen KJ, Fourie S, Hompes R, Jones OM, Cunningham C, Lindsey I.  Int J Colorectal Dis. 2015 ;30(2):229-34.

Systematic review of the clinical effectiveness of neuromodulation in the treatment of faecal incontinence.
Thin NN1, Horrocks EJ, Hotouras A, Palit S, Thaha MA, Chan CL, Matzel KE, Knowles CH.  Br J Surg. 2013 Oct;100(11):1430-47.
 

 

PTNS

Percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation versus sham electrical stimulation for the treatment of faecal incontinence in adults (CONFIDeNT): a double-blind, multicentre, pragmatic, parallel-group, randomised controlled trial.
Lancet. 2015 Oct 24;386(10004):1640-8.

 

Faecal Incontinence

Evidence-Based Update on Treatments of Fecal Incontinence in Women; Meyer I, Richter H; Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinics of North America 2016; 43 (1), 93-119

Laparoscopic ventral rectopexy for faecal incontinence: equivalent benefit is seen in internal and external rectal prolapse.
Gosselink MP1, Joshi H, Adusumilli S, van Onkelen RS, Fourie S, Hompes R, Jones OM, Cunningham C, Lindsey I. J Gastrointest Surg. 2015;19(3):558-63.

 

Anismus

Excellent response rate of anismus to botulinum toxin if rectal prolapse misdiagnosed as anismus ('pseudoanismus') is excluded.
Hompes R1, Harmston C, Wijffels N, Jones OM, Cunningham C, Lindsey I. Colorectal Dis. 2012 Feb;14(2):224-30.

 

Pelvic mesh and implants

Mesh oversight group report July 2017

MHRA report NOV 2014 "Benefits of Vaginal Mesh outweigh the risks"

ICS/IUGA Prosthesis/Graft Complication Classification Code

Factors associated with exposure of transvaginally placed polypropylene mesh for POP. KP Gold IUJ. 2012; 23 (10): 1461-66

European Commission on the safety of pelvic mesh in urogynaecological surgery Dec 2015

Pelvic organ prolpse - Vaginal & laparoscopic mesh.  The evidence,  Richter L, Skol A. Obst & Gynae Clinics of North America 2016; 43 (1): 83-92

How to deal with complications after laparoscopic ventral mesh rectopexy: lessons learnt from a tertiary referral centre. BA Amoudi, GL Greenslade, AR Dixon. Colorectal Disease 2013 15 (6), 707-712

 

Native tissue repairs for POP

Native Tissue Prolapse Repairs: Comparative Effectiveness Trials; Siff L, Barber M; Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinics of North America 43 (1), 69-81 (Mar 2016 

 

Haemorrhoids

eTHoS trial; A Watson

Haemorrhoidal artery ligation versus rubber band ligation for the management of symptomatic second-degree and third-degree haemorrhoids (HubBLe): a multicentre, open-label, randomised controlled trial. Brown S et al., Lancet 2016; 388: 356-64 

 Evidence for PPH

 

Terminology

ICS standardisation of terminology

IUGA/ICS joint terminology and classification of the complications related to native tissue female pelvic floor surgery

 IUGA/ICS - terminology & classification of complications relating to insertion of prostheses (meshes, implants, tapes) & grafts in female pelvic floor surgery

An International Urogynecological Association (IUGA)/International Continence Society (ICS) joint report on the terminology for female pelvic floor dysfunction 2010

An International IUGA/ICS joint report on the terminology for female anorectal dysfunction 2016

IUGA-ICS Joint Report on the Terminology for Female Pelvic Organ Prolapse 2016

 

Pelvic Floor imaging

Ultrasound Imaging of the Pelvic Floor; Stone D, Quiroz L; Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinics of North America 2016; 43 (1), 141-53

Pelvic floor ultrasound in incontinence: what’s in it for the surgeon? Hans Peter Dietz. IUJ. 2011, Volume 22, Issue 9, pp 1085-1097

Pelvic floor ultrasound in prolapse: what’s in it for the surgeon? Hans Peter Dietz.  IUJ; 2011, Volume 22, Issue 10, pp 1221-1232
 
Imaging in urogynaecology.  Alexandros Derpapas et al., IUJ; 2011v, Volume 22, Issue 11, pp 1345-1356

Rectal intussusception and unexplained faecal incontinence: findings of a proctographic study.
Collinson R1, Cunningham C, D'Costa H, Lindsey I.Colorectal Dis 2009; 11: 77-83

Pelvic Floor US - basic settings & procedures.  HP Dietz, KL Shek, S Chan, R Guzman Rojas

 

Rectal Prolapse

PROSPER: a randomised comparison of surgical treatments for rectal prolapse A. Senapati et al., on behalf ofthe PROSPER Collaborative Group.  Colorectal Disease 2013;15, Issue 7, 858–868

 Laparoscopic Surgery for rectal prolapse and pelvic floor disorders. Rickert A, Kienle P. WJGEndoscopy 2015; 7: 1045-54

 

Conservative treatments ODS


Does the presence of a high grade internal rectal prolapse affect the outcome of pelvic floor retraining in patients with faecal incontinence or obstructed defaecation? Adusumilli S1, Gosselink MP, Fourie S, Curran K, Jones OM, Cunningham C, Lindsey I. Colorectal Dis. 2013 Nov;15(11):e680-5.

 

Lap Ventral Mesh rectopexy

TPFS position statement on Lap Ventral Mesh rectopexy

Abdominal rectopexy for the treatment of internal rectal prolapse: a systematic review and meta-analysis
SH Emile, HA Elfeki, M Youssef, M. Farid, SD Wexner. Colorectal Disease 2017

Long-term outcome after LVMR. An observational study of 919 consecutive patients. Consten ECJ, van Iersel JJ, Verheijen PM, Broeders IAMJ, Wolthuis Am, D'Hoore A.  Annals Surgery 2015; 262: 742-748

LVR for rectal prolapse and symptomatic rectocele: an analysis of 245 consecutive patients.  Formijne Jonkers HA et al.,  CD 2013; 15: 695-699

Laparoscopic ventral rectopexy for external rectal prolapse is safe and effective in the elderly. Does this make perineal procedures obsolete? N Wijffels, C Cunningham, A Dixon, G Greenslade, I Lindsey  Colorectal Disease 2011 13 (5), 561-566

Laparoscopic ventral rectopexy for external rectal prolapse improves constipation and avoids de novo constipation.
Boons P1, Collinson R, Cunningham C, Lindsey I. Colorectal Dis. 2010;12(6):526-32.

Laparoscopic ventral rectopexy is effective for solitary rectal ulcer syndrome when associated with rectal prolapse.
Evans C, Ong E, Jones OM, Cunningham C, Lindsey I. Colorect. Dis 2014; 16: 112-16

Consensus on ventral rectopexy: report of a panel of experts. MA Mercer‐Jones, A D'hoore, AR Dixon, P Lehur, I Lindsey, A Mellgren, A Stephenson.  Colorectal Disease 2014 16 (2), 82-88

Proficiency gain curve and predictors of outcome for laparoscopic ventral mesh rectopexy. H Mackenzie, AR Dixon. Surgery 2014 156 (1), 158-167

A multicenter collaboration to assess the safety of laparoscopic ventral rectopexy.  C Evans, ARL Stevenson, P Sileri, MA Mercer-Jones, AR Dixon, ...  Diseases of the Colon & Rectum 2015; 58 (8), 799-807

LVMR:A standardised modular approach. PA Newman, AR Dixon 

 

LVMR with Biologic implants

Laparoscopic ventral rectopexy using biologic mesh for the treatment of obstructed defaecation syndrome and/or faecal incontinence in patients with internal rectal prolapse: a critical appraisal of the first 100 cases.
Franceschilli L1, Varvaras D, Capuano I, Ciangola CI, Giorgi F, Boehm G, Gaspari AL, Sileri P. Tech Coloproctol. 2015;19(4):209-19

LVMR for internal rectal prolapse using biological mesh: postoperative and short-term functional results.  Sileri P, et al., J Gastro Surgery 2012

Risk factors for recurrence after laparoscopic ventral rectopexy.  Fu CWP, Stevenson ARL. DCR 2017; 60: 178-186