Adaptation of the rectal wall to distension in children with constipation
- Effect of hemorrhoidectomy on anorectal physiology. Vysloužil, Kamil; Zbořil, Pavel; Skalický, Pavel; Vomáčková, Katherine // International Journal of Colorectal Disease;Feb2010, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p259
The aim of this study was to determine whether overactivity of the anal sphincter in patients with hemorhhoids is primary or secondary and thus assess indication of lateral internal sphincterotomy to surgical treatment of hemorrhoids. Tonic contraction of the sphincter muscle in patients with...
- Constipation Likely Cause in Children. // USA Today Magazine;Feb2008, Vol. 136 Issue 2753, p10
The article analyzes the claim of a study that constipation accounts for nearly half of all cases of abdominal pain in children. The study was conducted by the University of Iowa in Iowa City. It suggests that physicians should do a simple rectal examination for constipation when trying to...
- Efectividad del programa de rehabilitaciÃ³n intestinal en niÃ±os con estreÃ±imiento secundario a malformaciÃ³n anorrectal. Santos-Jasso, Karla A.; De Giorgis-Stuven, Mario Andrés; Ruíz-Montañez, Alejandro; Bañuelos-Castañeda, Claudia J.; De la Torre-Mondragón, Luis // Acta Pediatrica de Mexico;mar/abr2014, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p111
Introduction: One thousand children with anorectal malformation (ARM) are born in Mexico every year. In spite of surgical correction, these children continue to present functional fecal problems (constipation and fecal incontinence). We conducted an Intestinal Rehabilitation Program (IRP) which...
- Transcutaneous interferential electrical stimulation for management of neurogenic bowel dysfunction in children with myelomeningocele. Kajbafzadeh, Abdol-Mohammad; Sharifi-Rad, Lida; Nejat, Farideh; Kajbafzadeh, Majid; Talaei, Hamid-Reza // International Journal of Colorectal Disease;Apr2012, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p453
Purpose: We describe the efficacy of transcutaneous interferential (IF) electrical stimulation on constipation symptoms in children with myelomeningocele (MMC). Methods: MMC children (30, comprising of 17 girls and 13 boys), mean age 6.7 Â± 2.9, with moderate to severe intractable constipation...
- Fecoflowmetric evaluation of anorectal function and ability to defecate in children with idiopathic chronic constipation. Kayaba, Hiroyuki; Hebiguchi, Tatsuzo; Yoshino, Hiroaki; Mizuno, Masaru; Saitoh, Norihiro; Kobayashi, Yoshimi; Adachi, Tetsuya; Chihara, Junichi; Kato, Tetsuo // Pediatric Surgery International;Jun2003, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p251
Idiopathic chronic constipation (ICC) is one of the most common clinical conditions in children. The pathophysiology is multifactorial and differs from case to case. To investigate the relationship between anorectal motility (ARM) and clinical course in children with ICC, anorectal function was...
- Outcome of Functional Constipation in Childhood: A 10-Year Follow-Up Study. Michaud, Laurent; Lamblin, Marie-Dominique; Mairesse, Sophie; Turck, Dominique; Gottrand, Frédéric // Clinical Pediatrics;Jan2009, Vol. 48 Issue 1, p26
Objectives To assess the outcome of patients presenting with functional constipation in childhood during a 10-year period and to determine any risk factors for developing persistent constipation throughout adolescence and adulthood. Patients and Methods 72 children (mean age 4 years; 40 boys)...
- Defecography Moves Into the Next Millennium. Fidler, J. L. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Apr1999, Vol. 94 Issue 4, p876
Introduces the article "MR Defecography: Depiction of Anorectal Anatomy and Pathology," by P. R. Hilfiker, J. F. Debatin, W. Schwizer, et al.
- Free Prostate Screening! // East Bernard Express (TX);8/28/2008, Vol. 65 Issue 35, p11
The article announces a free Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) blood test & Digital Rectal Exam (DRE) service from the South Texas Medical Clinics, Professional Association in Texas.
- GP letters: Southpaw GPs have a digital advantage. Shaw, Roderick // GP: General Practitioner;1/6/2006, p30
A letter to the editor is presented in response to an article regarding an easier way to carry out rectal examination in the December 16, 2005 issue.