What tools are available to manage Lower Anterior Resection Syndrome?

February 9 2022

To address the lack of a standardised approach for the management of LARS, a bowel management program, called BOREAL, was developed and evaluated in this study, aiming to highlight the acceptability, feasibility and effectiveness of timely assessment and treatment of LARS.

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Topics: Bowel management, Low Anterior Resection Syndrome (LARS)

Impact of low anterior resection syndrome (LARS) on quality of life

August 12 2021

Low anterior resection syndrome (LARS) has a substantial negative impact on quality of life and almost 70% of patients experienced major LARS 1-11 years after rectal surgery.

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Topics: Bowel dysfunction, Low Anterior Resection Syndrome (LARS)