- In Charge of Incontinence: Not Quite There Yet. DiBaise, J. K.; Thompson, Jon S. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Aug1999, Vol. 94 Issue 8, p2008
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...
- Diagnosis and management of fecal incontinence in elderly... Hirsh, Tina; Lembo, Tony // American Family Physician;10/1/1996, Vol. 54 Issue 5, p1559
Focuses on the diagnosis and management of fecal incontinence in elderly patients. Definition of fecal incontinence; Factors responsible for the maintenance of fecal continence; What is necessary for continence; Psychosocial complications associated with fecal incontinence; Clinical evaluation...
- Involuntary reflexive pelvic floor muscle training in addition to standard training versus standard training alone for women with stress urinary incontinence: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Luginbuehl, Helena; Lehmann, Corinne; Baeyens, Jean-Pierre; Kuhn, Annette; Radlinger, Lorenz // Trials;11/17/2015, Vol. 16, p1
Background:Pelvic floor muscle training is effective and recommended as first-line therapy for female patients with stress urinary incontinence. However, standard pelvic floor physiotherapy concentrates on voluntary contractions even though the situations provoking stress urinary...
- FAECAL INCONTINENCE. Kiff, E.S. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);9/19/92, Vol. 305 Issue 6855, p702
Evaluates the etiology of colorectal diseases. Definition and characteristics fecal incontinence; Management of patients with multiple sclerosis; Diagnosis of fecal incontinence.
- Technique of Functional and Motility Test: How to Perform Biofeedback for Constipation and Fecal Incontinence. Hyo Jeong Lee; Kee Wook Jung; Seung-Jae Myung // Journal of Neurogastroenterology & Motility;Oct2013, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p532
Biofeedback therapy is an instrument-based learning process centered on operant conditioning. The goal of biofeedback therapy in defecatory disorders is to strengthen the pelvic floor muscles, retrain rectal sensation and coordinate pelvic floor muscles during evacuation. Biofeedback therapy, in...
- Protocol for the CUPIDO trials; multicenter
randomized controlled trials to assess the value of
combining prolapse surgery and incontinence
surgery in patients with genital prolapse and
evident stress incontinence (CUPIDO I) and in
patients with genital prolapse and occult stress
incontinence (CUPIDO II) van der Steen, Annemarie; van der Ploeg, Marinus; Dijkgraaf, Marcel G. W.; van der Vaart, Huub; Roovers, Jan-Paul W. R. // BMC Women's Health;2010, Vol. 10, p16
Background: About 40% of all patients with genital prolapse report stress-incontinence. In about half of the 60% patients that do not report stress-incontinence, occult urinary stress-incontinence can be detected. In these patients stress-incontinence is masked due to kinking or compression of...
- The last taboo. Gallagher, Rose // Nursing Standard;8/11/2004, Vol. 18 Issue 48, p26
Focuses on the distress caused by fecal incontinence to patients. Reasons why older people are embarrassed to admit that they have fecal incontinence; Physiology and function of defecation; Main causes of fecal incontinence.
- A Study of Fecal Incontinence in Patients with Chronic Anal Fissure: Prospective, Randomized, Controlled Trial of the Extent of Internal Anal Sphincter Division During Lateral Sphincterotomy. Elsebae, Magdy M. A. // World Journal of Surgery;Oct2007, Vol. 31 Issue 10, p2052
Troublesome fecal incontinence following a lateral internal sphincterotomy is often attributed to faulty surgical technique. However, it may be associated with coexisting occult sphincter defects. Whether continence is related to the extent of sphincterotomy remains debatable. The aim of the...
- The effectiveness of physiotherapy and manipulation in patients with tension- type headache: a systematic review. // Journal of the American Chiropractic Association;Apr2005, Vol. 42 Issue 3, p15
The article presents a study designed as a systematic review of randomized clinical trials (RCTs). The objectives of the present study are to assess the effectiveness of physiotherapy and spinal manipulation in patients with tension-type headache (TTH). No systematic review exists concerning the...
- Fecal Incontinence: Prevalence, Severity, and Quality of Life Data from an Outpatient Gastroenterology Practice. Alsheik, Eva H.; Coyne, Thomas; Hawes, Sara K.; Merikhi, Laleh; Naples, Scott P.; Kanagarajan, Nandhakumar; Reynolds, James C.; Myers, Scott E.; Ahmad, Asyia S. // Gastroenterology Research & Practice;2012, p1
Background. The prevalence of fecal incontinence varies tremendously as a result of inadequate data collection methods. Few office-based studies have assessed the prevalence of fecal incontinence and none have looked at modifiable risk factors or effect on quality of life. Design, Settings,...