Efficacy of Sphinkeeper implant in treating faecal incontinence

Litta F., Parello A., De Simone V. et al.
Br. Journal Surgery, February 2020. Epub ahead of print

The primary aim of this prospective study was to assess the efficacy of Sphinkeeper (SK) implantation in patients with faecal incontinence. Forty-two patients with faecal incontinence (14 with sphincter defects) underwent SK implantation and were followed up for a mean(s.d.) of 15·9(8·6) months. SK implantation was a safe and effective method that improved patients’ quality of life. Implants and incontinence.