A pilot study assessing the efficacy of posterior tibial nerve stimulation in the treatment of low anterior resection syndrome

Abstract

Low anterior resection for rectal cancer often results in severe bowel dysfunction, specifically low anterior resection syndrome (LARS), with symptoms such as incontinence, urgency, and frequent bowel movements. Percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation (PTNS) resulted in a high rate of success in patients with fecal incontinence. The aim of this study was to… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10151-017-1608-x

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