TITLE

In Charge of Incontinence: Not Quite There Yet

AUTHOR(S)
DiBaise, J. K.; Thompson, Jon S.
PUB. DATE
August 1999
SOURCE
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Aug1999, Vol. 94 Issue 8, p2008
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses two articles which described novel and potentially promising actions for patients with fecal incontinence. Short-term effect of a specially designed artificial bowel sphincter in women with severe fecal incontinence in whom previous sphincter surgery had failed; Results of a trial examining dynamic muscle plasty using either gracilis or gluteus muscle as therapy for refractory fecal incontinence and for primary anorectal reconstruction to avoid colostomy after abdominoperineal resection.
ACCESSION #
17824572

 

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