Dientamoeba fragilis: an emerging role in intestinal disease
- Constipation. Fernandes, Tanya // Nursing Standard;3/21/2012, Vol. 26 Issue 29, p54
A quiz on constipation and constipation in children is presented.
- Rifaximin for IBS without constipation. // OB/GYN Clinical Alert;Mar2011 Clinical Briefs in Primary, p6
The article reports on the effect of Rifaximin for patients who suffer an irritable bowel syndrome without constipation.
- Constipation. // GP: General Practitioner;4/1/2002, p59
Focuses on the disease constipation. Clinical features of the disease; Investigation of the disease; Management of the disease.
- A CLINICAL INVESTIGATION OF THE EFFECTS OF TEGASEROD TREATMENT REGIMEN ON THE SYMPTOMS OF IBS-C IN TEGASEROD RESPONSIVE PATIENTS. Bardhan, K.D.; Forbes, A.; Marsden, C.L. // Gut;Apr2003 Supplement 1, Vol. 52, pA14
Background and Aims: Tegaserod is effective in relieving the symptoms of lBS with constipation (lBS-C), including abdominal discomfort or pain and bloating. However, the post-withdrawal characteristics and optimal long term treatment strategy still remain to be defined. The aim of this study was...
- Automated quantitative analysis of nocturnal jejunal motor activity identifies abnormalities in individuals and subgroups of patients with slow transit constipation. Scott, S. M.; Picon, L.; Knowles, C. H.; Fourquet, F.; Yazaki, E.; Williams, N. S.; Lunniss, P. J.; Wingate, D. L. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;May2003, Vol. 98 Issue 5, p1123
: ObjectiveSmall bowel dysmotility has previously been demonstrated in some patients with slow transit constipation (STC), suggesting a generalized intestinal disorder. However, no study has addressed whether the incidence of small intestinal dysfunction differs between subgroups of patients in...
- And While We're on the Subject of Water... // Medical Update;Apr99, Vol. 22 Issue 10, p5
Focuses on constipation in older Americans in the United States. Tips for dealing with constipation.
- IDIOPATHIC SLOW TRANSIT CONSTIPATION: A RARITY IN MALES. Rayner, C.K.; Kamm, M.A.; Knowles, C.H.; Scott, S.M.; Lunniss, P.J. // Gut;Apr2003 Supplement 1, Vol. 52, pA84
Colonic transit is delayed in about half of patients presenting to specialist units with severe constipation. Most patients are female, and a majority (about two thirds) have no identifiable cause. There is almost no information regarding males with slow transit constipation. We reviewed the...
- Prucalopride (Resolor) in the treatment of severe chronic constipation in patients dissatisfied with laxatives. J Tack // Gut;Mar2009, Vol. 58 Issue 3, p357
OBJECTIVE: To determine the efficacy, impact on quality of life (QOL) and safety of prucalopride, a selective, high-affinity 5-HT4receptor agonist, in patients with chronic constipation. METHODS: In this multicentre, randomised, placebo controlled, parallel-group, phase III study, patients with...
- Evaluation of Constipation. Arce, Daisy A.; Ermocilla, Carlos A.; Costa, Hildegardo // American Family Physician;6/1/2002, Vol. 65 Issue 11, p2283
Focuses on the diagnosis of constipation and the different evaluation approach in adults and children. Factors considered when determining the cause of constipation; Information on constipation; Discussion on the process of defecation; Causes of constipation in adults and children.