Brisbane Functional Colorectal Conference

15 Mar -
16 Mar 19
15 March - 16 March 2019
Stamford Plaza
Brisbane, Australia

As dedicated pelvic floor units are being set up across the world there is an increase in interest in this field and an ever-enlarging array of treatment options for patients with defecatory dysfunction.

On March 15-16 2019, a group of highly regarded speakers promise an exciting meeting with current controversies, debates and real-life case discussions.

Guests include Carolynne Vaizey from St. Marks, Bruno Roche from Geneva, Peter Christensen from Denmark, Carlo Ratto from Rome and Gabriele Naldini from Pisa, all of whom are heads of well known academic pelvic floor units and are widely published.

Carolynne Vaizey will speak on outcome measures in pelvic floor surgery. Bruno Roche has novel ideas on the role of puborectalis repair in incontinence and will also talk on his experience of pudendal nerve release for chronic pain. Peter Christensen will discuss irrigation options as an expert in this field. Carlo Ratto has a particular interest in techniques for faecal incontinence including Sphinkeeper, and Gabriele Naldini will talk about the latest technology in STARR surgery.

New Zealand and Australian presenters include Rowan Collinson, Andrew Stevenson, Caroline Wright, Greg O’Grady and Darren Gold.

The meeting will feature workshops on transanal irrigation techniques, biofeedback, EMG, rectal balloon testing, STARR technique and the Integral Theory of pelvic floor dysfunction – and much more.

We would be delighted to welcome you to Brisbane in March.

Kind regards


Andrea Warwick and Chris Gillespie
Conference Committee

Conference Secretariat

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