Percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation for patients with faecal incontinence.

@article{Allison2011PercutaneousTN,
  title={Percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation for patients with faecal incontinence.},
  author={Marion E Allison},
  journal={Nursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great Britain) : 1987)},
  year={2011},
  volume={25 24},
  pages={44-8}
}
  • Marion E Allison
  • Published 2011 in
    Nursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great…
Percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation (PTNS) is a new, non-invasive treatment for faecal incontinence. It is given in an outpatient setting and has few side effects. An increasing number of studies confirm its efficacy. This article discusses the procedure, reports early experiences of using PTNS at one centre in the UK and considers cost effectiveness.