Introduction to SNS by Medtronic

Introduction to Sacral Neuromodulation for Bowel Control

For: Colorectal and general surgeons who would like to learn about treatment options for fecal incontinence.

Objective: Understand the potential value of Sacral Neuromodulation for treating chronic fecal incontinence.

Description: This course is the first step to become trained on using the InterStim System. Topics include anatomy and physiology, clinical results, patient selection, test stimulation and implant, reading fluoroscopy, and how to get started with the InterStim System.

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Introduction to Sacral Neuromodulation for Bladder Control and Bowel Control

For: Urologists, urogynecologists, gynecologists, and OB/GYNs who would like to learn about treatment options for urinary and fecal incontinence.

Objective: Understand the potential value of Sacral Neuromodulation for treating certain types of incontinence.

Description: This course is the first step to become trained on using the InterStim® System. Topics include anatomy and physiology, clinical results, patient selection, test stimulation and implant, reading fluoroscopy, and how to get started with the InterStim System.

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Courses

 

Basic Neuromodulation for pelvic floor pathology (GI and Urological), 7-8 April 2016, Antwerp, Belgium

This 1.5-day course is designed for physicians who are interested to start and expand their knowledge in the application of Sacral Neuromodulation for the treatment of Pelvic Floor Dysfunctions: overactive bladder, non-obstructive retention, fecal incontinence, constipation, double incontinence. The course combines theoretical learning and hands-on experience.
The target audience is multidisciplinary teams interested or plan to use Sacral Neuromodulation for the treatment of Pelvic Floor Dysfunctions (overactive bladder, non-obstructive retention, fecal incontinence, constipation, double incontinence): Urologists, Gynecologists, Colorectal surgeons, Pain specialists.
At the end of this training participants will:
- Know Pelvic Neuromodulation techniques
- Select patients for and clinically evaluate bladder and bowel neuromodulation technique effects 
- Use X-ray for the right position of the tined-lead
- Make tests with temporary electrode and tuned leads
- Implant Interstim INS 
- Manage implant complications
- Program implant with advances features

This training program is in the process of application for European accreditation by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) 

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Review of the clinical data on SNS for FI - S Wexner