Muscle rejig holds hope for the incontinent

November 1991
New Scientist;11/23/91, Vol. 132 Issue 1796, p28
Describes a treatment for people who suffer from fecal incontinence. Combination of surgery and electrical stimulation in the technique developed by a parallel research in London, England, and Maastricht, the Netherlands; Technique developed by surgeons at the Royal London Hospital which centers on the gracilis muscle; Significance of the treatment to people with colostomies and ileostomies.


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