Proctology — anatomy, anal fissure and anal abscess and fistula

Topic: Surgery

Authors: Harald Rosen, Álvaro García-Granero, Eloy Espín, David Zimmerman
Release date: September 2021
This course was developed by: UEG with authors from the ESCP contributing their expertise.

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About this online course

Proctologic disorders are a widespread problem—their high incidence means that many different healthcare professionals (e.g. gastroenterologists, surgeons, dermatologists, nurses, young residents, etc.) will be confronted by patients complaining about a proctologic disease.

This course by European Society of Coloproctology (ESCP) experts Harald Rosen, Álvaro García-Granero, Eloy Espín and David Zimmerman provides the most recent state-of-the-art information on the anatomy of the pelvic floor and the common proctologic disorders of anal fissure and anal abscess and fistula.

Learning objectives

  • To understand how to reach a conclusive diagnosis of GORD
  • To know how to reach a conclusive diagnosis of no GORD
  • To understand how to deal with an inconclusive diagnosis

Target audience

This course is suitable for gastroenterologists and surgeons in training, but is also appropriate for other physicians, as well as nurses, biotechnicians and medical students who have an interest in coloproctology.