An enema program may provide adequate or even excellent bowel management for children, but rectal enemas are often difficult for teens and adults to administer independently. Many people choose a surgical option that allows them or their child to flush their bowels independently.

There are two main options for bowel continence surgeries: MACE and Cecostomy.

And although this web site’s focus is bowel management, we’ve also included a section on bladder surgeries simply because bowel and bladder surgeries are typically done at the same time.