defecography

Summary

Summary: Radiographic examination of the process of defecation after the instillation of a CONTRAST MEDIA into the rectum.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi [Dynamic MR defecography for diagnosis of combined functional disorders of the pelvic floor in proctology]
    C Paetzel
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    Rofo 173:410-5. 2001
  2. ncbi Magnetic resonance imaging of anatomic and dynamic defects of the pelvic floor in defecatory disorders
    J G Fletcher
    Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic and Mayo Medical School, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 98:399-411. 2003
  3. ncbi [Differential diagnosis in descending perineum syndrome]
    O Schwandner
    Klinik fur Chirurgie, Universitatsklinikum Schleswig Holstein, Campus Lubeck, Ratzeburger Allee 160, 23538 Lubeck, Germany
    Chirurg 75:850-60. 2004
  4. ncbi Stapled transanal rectal resection (STARR) to reverse the anatomic disorders of pelvic floor dyssynergia
    George Pechlivanides
    1st Department of General Surgery, Athens Naval Hospital, Athens, Greece
    World J Surg 31:1329-35. 2007
  5. ncbi Prediction of findings at defecography in patients with genital prolapse
    Jan Paul W R Roovers
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BJOG 112:1547-53. 2005
  6. ncbi Stapled trans-anal rectal resection (STARR) by a new dedicated device for the surgical treatment of obstructed defaecation syndrome caused by rectal intussusception and rectocele: early results of a multicenter prospective study
    Adolfo Renzi
    Colorectal Surgery Unit, S Stefano Hospital, Via Michelangelo da Caravaggio, 228, 80126 Naples, Italy
    Int J Colorectal Dis 23:999-1005. 2008
  7. ncbi Defecography in symptomatic older women living at home
    Celine Savoye-Collet
    Radiology Department, Pr Jacques Thiebot, Quant If, France Aden, Rouen University Hospital Charles Nicolle, Rouen, France
    Age Ageing 32:347-50. 2003
  8. ncbi Clinical and morphologic correlation after stapled transanal rectal resection for obstructed defecation syndrome
    Daniel Dindo
    Department of Surgery, Division of Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Dis Colon Rectum 51:1768-74. 2008
  9. ncbi Responses of anal constipation to biofeedback treatment
    Xose Fernández-Fraga
    Digestive System Research Unit, Vall d Hebron University Hospital, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Scand J Gastroenterol 40:20-7. 2005
  10. ncbi Correlation between posterior vaginal wall defects assessed by clinical examination and by defecography
    Annette G Groenendijk
    Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Onze Lieve Vrouwe Hospital, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 19:1291-7. 2008

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  1. ncbi [Dynamic MR defecography for diagnosis of combined functional disorders of the pelvic floor in proctology]
    C Paetzel
    ,
    Rofo 173:410-5. 2001
    PURPOSE: Evaluation of magnetic resonance defecography in the diagnosis of pelvic floor disorders were examined prospectively. MRI was performed on a 1.5 T scanner. The rectum was opacified with 200 ml of ultrasound transmission gel...
  2. ncbi Magnetic resonance imaging of anatomic and dynamic defects of the pelvic floor in defecatory disorders
    J G Fletcher
    Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic and Mayo Medical School, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 98:399-411. 2003
    ..These complementary techniques can evaluate obstructed defecation and fecal incontinence. Our aim was to develop a single, nonionizing, minimally invasive modality to image global pelvic floor anatomy and motion...
  3. ncbi [Differential diagnosis in descending perineum syndrome]
    O Schwandner
    Klinik fur Chirurgie, Universitatsklinikum Schleswig Holstein, Campus Lubeck, Ratzeburger Allee 160, 23538 Lubeck, Germany
    Chirurg 75:850-60. 2004
    ..history and clinical examination with proctorectoscopy as well as anorectal manometry, endoanal ultrasound, defecography, and dynamic MR of the pelvic floor...
  4. ncbi Stapled transanal rectal resection (STARR) to reverse the anatomic disorders of pelvic floor dyssynergia
    George Pechlivanides
    1st Department of General Surgery, Athens Naval Hospital, Athens, Greece
    World J Surg 31:1329-35. 2007
    ..The presence of anatomic disorders of the anorectum was verified by dynamic defecography. Preoperative assessment also included colonic transit time, anal sphincter ultrasonography, and anorectal ..
  5. ncbi Prediction of findings at defecography in patients with genital prolapse
    Jan Paul W R Roovers
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BJOG 112:1547-53. 2005
    b>Defecography may be useful in pre-operative assessment of patients with genital prolapse...
  6. ncbi Stapled trans-anal rectal resection (STARR) by a new dedicated device for the surgical treatment of obstructed defaecation syndrome caused by rectal intussusception and rectocele: early results of a multicenter prospective study
    Adolfo Renzi
    Colorectal Surgery Unit, S Stefano Hospital, Via Michelangelo da Caravaggio, 228, 80126 Naples, Italy
    Int J Colorectal Dis 23:999-1005. 2008
    ....
  7. ncbi Defecography in symptomatic older women living at home
    Celine Savoye-Collet
    Radiology Department, Pr Jacques Thiebot, Quant If, France Aden, Rouen University Hospital Charles Nicolle, Rouen, France
    Age Ageing 32:347-50. 2003
    ..complaints of defecation disorders in older patients living at home is an emerging problem. Little is known about radiological examination of this population...
  8. ncbi Clinical and morphologic correlation after stapled transanal rectal resection for obstructed defecation syndrome
    Daniel Dindo
    Department of Surgery, Division of Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Dis Colon Rectum 51:1768-74. 2008
    ..The clinical and morphologic outcome of patients with obstructed defecation syndrome after stapled transanal rectal resection was prospectively evaluated...
  9. ncbi Responses of anal constipation to biofeedback treatment
    Xose Fernández-Fraga
    Digestive System Research Unit, Vall d Hebron University Hospital, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Scand J Gastroenterol 40:20-7. 2005
    ..Our aim was to identify the key predictors of outcome using a comprehensive standardized evaluation of anorectal function...
  10. ncbi Correlation between posterior vaginal wall defects assessed by clinical examination and by defecography
    Annette G Groenendijk
    Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Onze Lieve Vrouwe Hospital, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 19:1291-7. 2008
    To estimate the accuracy of clinical examination and the indications for defecography in patients with primary posterior wall prolapse...
  11. ncbi Types of pelvic floor dysfunctions in nulliparous, vaginal delivery, and cesarean section female patients with obstructed defecation syndrome identified by echodefecography
    Sthela M Murad-Regadas
    Department of Surgery, School of Medicine of the Federal University of Ceara, Clinic Hospital, Federal University of Ceara, Av Pontes Vieira, 2551, Fortaleza, Ceara, 60130 241, Brazil
    Int J Colorectal Dis 24:1227-32. 2009
    ..This study aims to show pelvic floor dysfunctions in women with obstructed defecation syndrome (ODS), comparing nulliparous to those with vaginal delivery or cesarean section using the echodefecography (ECD)...
  12. ncbi Role of age, bowel function and parity on anorectocele pathogenesis according to cinedefecography and anal manometry evaluation
    F A Soares
    Department of Surgery, Medical School, Federal University of Ceara, Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil
    Colorectal Dis 11:947-50. 2009
    ..The study aimed to verify the role of parity, age and bowel function in the pathogenesis of anorectocele...
  13. ncbi Practical performance of defecography for the evaluation of constipation and incontinence
    Darren Brennan
    Department of Radiology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Semin Ultrasound CT MR 29:420-6. 2008
    ..This review article discusses the primary indications for fluoroscopic defecography, techniques, common diagnoses, and challenges faced in clinical practice.
  14. ncbi New trends in the surgical treatment of outlet obstruction: clinical and functional results of two novel transanal stapled techniques from a randomised controlled trial
    Paolo Boccasanta
    1st Department of General Surgery, Ospedale Maggiore di Milano, I R C C S University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Int J Colorectal Dis 19:359-69. 2004
    ..A randomised trial was undertaken to compare the clinical and functional results of two novel transanal stapled techniques in patients with outlet obstruction syndrome...
  15. ncbi Results, outcome predictors, and complications after stapled transanal rectal resection for obstructed defecation
    Giuseppe Gagliardi
    General Surgery, Clinica Pineta Grande, Via Domiziana Km 30, Castel Volturno Caserta 81030, Italy
    Dis Colon Rectum 51:186-95; discussion 195. 2008
    ..The present study was designed to evaluate stapled transanal rectal resection results, outcome predictive factors, and nature of complications...
  16. ncbi Assessment of chronic constipation: colon transit time versus defecography
    R W Prokesch
    Department of Radiology, University of Vienna, AKH, Austria
    Eur J Radiol 32:197-203. 1999
    The aim of this study was to determine the value of radiological colon transit time (CTT) measurements in relation to defecography (DFG) in chronically constipated patients.
  17. ncbi Randomized controlled trial of biofeedback, sham feedback, and standard therapy for dyssynergic defecation
    Satish S C Rao
    University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 5:331-8. 2007
    ..Biofeedback might help patients with constipation and dyssynergic defecation, but its efficacy is unproven, and whether improvements are due to operant conditioning or personal attention is unknown...
  18. ncbi Colpocystodefecography in obstructed defecation: is it really useful to the surgeon? Correlating clinical and radiological findings in surgery for obstructed defecation
    C Finco
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, 3rd General Surgery Clinic, Coloproctological Unit, S Antonio Hospital, Padova, Italy
    Colorectal Dis 10:446-52. 2008
    ..The mean follow-up was 30 months (24-48 months)...
  19. ncbi Fecal incontinence in the postreproductive woman
    Katherine R Birchard
    Department of Radiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Campus Box 7510, 101 Manning Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Curr Womens Health Rep 3:405-9. 2003
    ..Muscle and sphincter tears can also be visualized, although most fascial damage is incurred secondarily. The detailed information gained from an MRI can be used to plan optimal treatment, surgical or otherwise...
  20. ncbi [Obstructed defecation]
    H P Bruch
    Klinik fur Chirurgie, Universitatsklinikum Schleswig Holstein, Campus Lubeck, Ratzeburger Allee 160, 23538 Lubeck, Germany
    Chirurg 75:861-70. 2004
    ..Providing defecography or dynamic MR of the pelvic floor, common causes of outlet obstruction such as sigmoidoceles, in which surgery ..
  21. ncbi [A "helping hand": an ordinary clinical story]
    Laurent Siproudhis
    Clinique des Maladies de l Appareil Digestif, Hopital Pontchaillou, 35033 Rennes, Cedex
    Gastroenterol Clin Biol 27:B140-2. 2003
  22. ncbi Investigation of the utility of colorectal function tests and Rome II criteria in dyssynergic defecation (Anismus)
    S S C Rao
    Department of Internal Medicine and Clinical Research Center, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Neurogastroenterol Motil 16:589-96. 2004
    ..defecation were prospectively evaluated with anorectal manometry, balloon expulsion, colonic transit and defecography. Fifty-three patients had repeat manometry...
  23. ncbi Dynamic transperineal ultrasound vs. defecography in patients with evacuatory difficulty: a pilot study
    M Beer-Gabel
    Department of Gastroenterology, Kaplan Medical Center, Rehovot, Israel
    Int J Colorectal Dis 19:60-7. 2004
    ..This study compared qualitative diagnosis and quantitative measurement obtained by defecography and dynamic transperineal ultrasonography in patients with evacuatory difficulty.
  24. ncbi Posterior pelvic floor disorders: a prospective comparison using introital ultrasound and colpocystodefecography
    R F Grasso
    Interdisciplinary Center for Biomedical Research, Department of Radiology, University Campus Bio Medico, Rome, Italy
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 30:86-94. 2007
    ..To compare introital ultrasound with colpocystodefecography (CCD) in quantifying the anorectal angle and in the diagnosis of posterior pelvic floor disorders...
  25. ncbi Evacuation of neorectal reservoirs after TME
    J S Köninger
    Department of General Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 110, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Recent Results Cancer Res 165:180-90. 2005
    ..Pouch and anastomosis were checked by Gastrografin enema postoperatively. Eight months after surgery, video defecography, anal manometry and pouch volumetry were performed and the patients were interviewed according to a ..
  26. ncbi Abnormal predefecatory colonic motor patterns define constipation in obstructed defecation
    Philip G Dinning
    Department of Gastroenterology, The St George Hospital, University of New South Wales, Kogarah, New South Wales, Australia
    Gastroenterology 127:49-56. 2004
    ....
  27. ncbi Role of pelvicography and colpocystodefecography in diagnosis of outlet obstructive constipation
    Bao Hua Liu
    Department of General Surgery, Institute of Surgery Research, Daping Hospital, Third Military Medical University, 400042 Chongqing, China
    Int J Colorectal Dis 20:317-20. 2005
    ..The aim was to research the changes in pelvic floor morphology and corresponding visceras in patients with outlet obstructive constipation (OOC)...
  28. ncbi Long-term outcomes of individualized biofeedback training based on the underlying dysfunction for patients with imperforate anus
    Yuan Zhengwei
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Second Affiliated Hospital of China Medical University, Shenyang 110004, China
    J Pediatr Surg 40:555-61. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to design an individualized biofeedback program based on the underlying dysfunctions and to assess the short-term and long-term clinical and quality-of-life outcomes for patients with imperforate anus...
  29. ncbi Slow-transit constipation after radical hysterectomy type III
    W C Cirocco
    Surg Endosc 17:1856-7; author reply 1858. 2003
  30. ncbi Rectal diverticulum: a new complication of STARR procedure for obstructed defecation
    G Sciaudone
    First Division of General Surgery, Second University of Naples Policlinico, Naples, Italy
    Tech Coloproctol 12:61-3. 2008
    ..A 21-year-old woman with chronic constipation was diagnosed with a rectocele at defecography. The patient underwent STARR procedure...
  31. ncbi Defecation proctography and translabial ultrasound in the investigation of defecatory disorders
    G Perniola
    La Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 31:567-71. 2008
    ..Translabial ultrasound has recently been shown to demonstrate rectocele, enterocele and rectal intussusception. We performed a comparative clinical study to determine agreement between the two methods...
  32. ncbi Predictive value of the balloon expulsion test for excluding the diagnosis of pelvic floor dyssynergia in constipation
    Miguel Minguez
    Department of Gastroenterology, University Clinic Hospital, University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain
    Gastroenterology 126:57-62. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to establish a simple method to exclude the possibility of pelvic floor dyssynergia (PFD) in constipated patients and thus avoid unnecessary expensive physiologic studies...
  33. ncbi A comparison of dynamic transperineal ultrasound (DTP-US) with dynamic evacuation proctography (DEP) in the diagnosis of cul de sac hernia (enterocele) in patients with evacuatory dysfunction
    M Beer-Gabel
    Department Gastroenterology, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer 52621, Israel
    Int J Colorectal Dis 23:513-9. 2008
    ..Recently, dynamic transperineal ultrasonography (DTP-US) has been used for this purpose. This study compares DEP with DTP-US for the diagnosis of cul-de-sac hernias in those patients presenting with evacuatory dysfunction...
  34. ncbi Long-term results of the anterior Délorme's operation in the management of symptomatic rectocele
    S M Abbas
    Colorectal Unit, Department of Surgery, University of Auckland, 1001 Grafton, Auckland, New Zealand
    Dis Colon Rectum 48:317-22. 2005
    ..Although the results of surgery for symptomatic rectocele seem satisfactory initially, there is a trend toward deterioration with time. This study was designed to assess the long-term outcome of Anterior Délorme's operation for rectocele...
  35. ncbi Anorectal physiology in relation to clinical subgroups of patients with severe constipation
    U Karlbom
    Department of Surgical Sciences, University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    Colorectal Dis 6:343-9. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate anorectal physiology in relation to clinically defined subgroups of patients with idiopathic constipation and to analyse relationships between anorectal physiology and rectal evacuation...
  36. ncbi Rectal intussusception in symptomatic patients is different from that in asymptomatic volunteers
    L S Dvorkin
    Gastrointestinal Physiology Unit, Centre for Academic Surgery, Royal London Hospital, UK
    Br J Surg 92:866-72. 2005
    ..Little information exists, however, as to whether intussusception morphology differs between patients with evacuatory dysfunction and healthy volunteers...
  37. ncbi Clinical applications and techniques of cinedefecography
    J M Jorge
    Department of Coloproctology, , , Brazil
    Am J Surg 182:93-101. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: Cinedefecography provides a wide range of information to assist the surgeon with the evaluation and management of patients with evacuatory and other associated pelvic floor disorders...
  38. ncbi Dynamic pelvic three-dimensional computed tomography for investigation of pelvic abnormalities in patients with rectocele and rectal prolapse
    Norihiro Okamoto
    Department of Surgery, Rokuwa Hospital, Heiwa, Inazawa 490 1323, Japan
    J Gastroenterol 41:802-6. 2006
    ..Dynamic three-dimensional computed tomography (D-3DCT: high-speed helical scanning during defecation) was used for morphological evaluation of intrapelvic structures in patients with rectal prolapse and rectocele...
  39. ncbi Rectal prolapse in women with other defects of pelvic floor support
    W A Peters
    Pacific Gynecology Specialists and the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Washington, Seattle 98104, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 184:1488-94; discussion 1494-5. 2001
    ..The diagnosis was established in all patients with video defecography. Thirty-nine of the patients had internal (occult) prolapse that simulated either a rectocele or an enterocele...
  40. ncbi A prospective evaluation of occult disorders in obstructed defecation using the 'iceberg diagram'
    M Pescatori
    Coloproctology Unit, Villa Flaminia Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Colorectal Dis 9:452-6. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate occult disorders, in order to alert the clinician of these and minimize failures...
  41. ncbi A comparison between dynamic pelvic magnetic resonance imaging and videoproctography in patients with constipation
    H Matsuoka
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Florida, Fort Lauderdale 33309, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 44:571-6. 2001
    ..In certain selected individuals, it may play a role, but further study is necessary to clarify its exact role...
  42. ncbi Defecographic measurements of rectal intussusception and prolapse in patients and in asymptomatic subjects
    F Pomerri
    Department of Medical Diagnostic Sciences and Special Therapies, Radiology, University of Padua, Via Giustiniani 2, 35128 Padua, Italy
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 176:641-5. 2001
    ..patients with defecation and micturition disorders and gynecologic complaints were studied by means of defecography (120 patients), colpodefecography (17 patients), or cystocolpodefecography (300 patients)...
  43. ncbi Cinedefecographic findings in patients with obstructed defecation sindrome. A study in 420 cases
    A Renzi
    Colorectal Surgery Unit, S Stefano Hospital, and Division of General Surgery, Federico II University, Naples, Italy
    Minerva Chir 61:493-9. 2006
    ..Obstructed defecation syndrome (ODS) represents a very common clinical problem. The aim of this study was to analyze the cinedefecographic findings in a group of patients with ODS...
  44. ncbi Colorectal motor and sensitivity features in patients affected by ulcerative proctitis with constipation: a radiological and manometric controlled study
    Pietro Crispino
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Gastroenterology Unit, University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 12:712-8. 2006
    ..The aim of this article is to investigate functional and morphologic features of the anorectal region in patients with UP and constipation...
  45. ncbi Diagnostic testing in patients with chronic constipation
    Jose M Remes-Troche
    4612 JCP, The University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics, 200 Hawkins Drive, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Curr Gastroenterol Rep 8:416-24. 2006
    ..Such approaches have led to improved management of these patients. In this review, we summarize and highlight recent advances in the utility of diagnostic testing of chronic constipation...
  46. ncbi MR imaging of the pelvic floor
    R Seynaeve
    Department of Radiology, AZ Groeninge Hospital, Kortrijk, Belgium
    JBR-BTR 89:182-9. 2006
    ..MR defecography allows to evaluate all the compartments of the pelvis without being invasive...
  47. ncbi A prospective evaluation of occult disorders in obstructed defecation using the 'iceberg diagram'
    M Pescatori
    Coloproctology Units, Villa Flaminia, Rome, Italy
    Colorectal Dis 8:785-9. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate occult disorders in order to alert the clinician of these and minimize failures...
  48. ncbi Electromyography of the pelvic floor musculature in the assessment of obstructed defecation symptoms
    C Fucini
    Institute of Clinica Chirurgica I, Faculty of Medicine, University of Florence, Viale Morgagni, Careggi, Florence, Italy
    Dis Colon Rectum 44:1168-75. 2001
    ..The patients were also examined in separate sessions with defecography and anal manometry...
  49. ncbi Anorectal manometry: are fatigue rate and fatigue rate index of any clinical importance?
    S Bilali
    Department of General Surgery, University Surgical Clinic, Medical University of Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 29, A 8036 Graz, Austria
    Tech Coloproctol 9:225-8. 2005
    ..Our aim was to evaluate FR and FRI and their clinical importance in patients suffering from fecal incontinence or severe constipation...
  50. ncbi [Fecal incontinence: evaluation, treatment concept and new therapeutic approaches]
    W Steinke
    Klinik für Viszeral und Transplantationschirurgie, Universitatsspital Zurich
    Praxis (Bern 1994) 91:1733-40. 2002
    ..The initial results are very encouraging with recovery from faecal incontinence in up to 70-80% of the treated cases...
  51. ncbi Anal manometric predictors of significant rectocele in constipated patients
    N A Rotholtz
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Florida, 2950 Cleveland Clinic Blvd, Weston, FL 33331, USA
    Tech Coloproctol 6:73-6; discussion 76-7. 2002
    ..In conclusion, anal manometric findings may be useful in predicting significant rectocele in constipated patients...
  52. pmc Rectal sensorimotor dysfunction in patients with urge faecal incontinence: evidence from prolonged manometric studies
    C L H Chan
    Centre for Academic Surgery, Barts and The London, Queen Mary s School of Medicine and Dentistry, London, UK
    Gut 54:1263-72. 2005
    ..The contribution of rectosigmoid contractile activity to the pathophysiology of this condition is unclear, and thus the relations between symptoms, rectal sensation, and rectosigmoid motor function were investigated...
  53. ncbi Imaging of obstructed defecation
    A Ganeshan
    Radiology Department, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK
    Clin Radiol 63:18-26. 2008
    ..In this article a description of common imaging techniques for diagnosing structural causes of constipation with illustrations of abnormal defecographic findings in patients with obstructive defecation are presented...
  54. ncbi [New physiological, diagnostic and therapeutic concepts in the management of rectoceles in women]
    B Deval
    Service de Gynecologie Obstetrique, Université Bichat Beaujon, Hopital Beaujon, 100 Boulevard du General Leclerc, 92110 Clichy, France
    Gynecol Obstet Fertil 30:180-94. 2002
    ..Data from physical examination may be improved by defecography. Surgery remains the main treatment: several surgical ways (perineal, anal, abdominal, laparoscopic) are ..
  55. ncbi Anorectal physiology in solitary ulcer syndrome: a case-matched series
    Olivia Morio
    Physiology Unit, Rennes University Hospital, Rennes, France
    Dis Colon Rectum 48:1917-22. 2005
    ..The present work analyzed differences between these conditions in a case-control physiology study...
  56. ncbi Fecal incontinence: a review
    Nicolas Bellicini
    Division of Gastroenterology, The Western Pennsylvania Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15224, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 53:41-6. 2008
    ..Fecal incontinence in the nursing home population has been estimated at 47%. We provide a guide to appropriate clinical evaluation, diagnostic testing, and treatment of FI...
  57. ncbi Associations of defecography and physiologic findings in male patients with rectocele
    H H Chen
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Florida, 2950 Cleveland Clinic Blvd, Weston, Florida 33331, USA
    Tech Coloproctol 5:157-61. 2001
    ..A prominent rectocele was defined as one that did not empty during defecography and was associated with outlet obstructive syndrome...
  58. ncbi [Diagnostic value of defecography]
    L A Curi

    Acta Gastroenterol Latinoam 31:313-7. 2001
    ..Likewise, the importance of pre and post surgical tests, both therapeutic and reconstructive must be underlined...
  59. ncbi Descending perineum syndrome: are abdominal hysterectomy and bowel habits linked?
    Filippo Pucciani
    Dipartimento di Area Critica Medico Chirurgica, Sezione di Clinica Chirurgica Generale e Discipline Chirurgiche, Unità di Colon Proctologia, Universita di Firenze, Firenze Careggi, Italy
    Dis Colon Rectum 48:2094-9. 2005
    ..This retrospective study evaluates the effect of abdominal hysterectomy on patients affected by descending perineum syndrome...
  60. ncbi Long-term functional assessment of antegrade colonic enema for combined incontinence and constipation using a modified Marsh and Kiff technique
    Donato F Altomare
    Department of Emergency and Organ Transplantation, General Surgery and Liver Transplantation Unit, University of Bari, Piazza G Cesare, 11 70124, Bari, and Department of Surgical Unit, Ospedale Moscati, Avellino, Italy
    Dis Colon Rectum 50:1023-31. 2007
    ..Malone antegrade colonic enema enables periodic colonic emptying, thus preventing uncontrolled passage of feces and constipation...
  61. ncbi [Transperineal repair of rectocele with prosthetic mesh. A prospective study]
    J P Lechaux
    clinique Geoffroy Saint Hilaire, 59, rue Geoffroy Saint Hilaire, 75005 Paris, France
    Ann Chir 129:211-7. 2004
    ..To assess the long term results of a transperineal repair of rectocele with a prosthetic mesh and the criteria for selecting the patients...
  62. ncbi [Surgical therapy of fecal incontinence]
    P Buchmann
    Chirurgische Klinik, Stadtspital Waid, Zurich
    Ther Umsch 60:289-95. 2003
    ..An endosonography or a perineal sonography and in case of a rectocele with incontinence a defecography need to be performed. In case of intact or defective sphincter a biofeedback training is started...
  63. ncbi Prospective study of biofeedback retraining in patients with chronic idiopathic functional constipation
    Jun Wang
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Tianjin Binjiang Hospital, Tianjin 300022, China
    World J Gastroenterol 9:2109-13. 2003
    ..To determine the efficacy and long-term outcome of biofeedback treatment for chronic idiopathic constipation and to compare the efficacy of two modes of biofeedback (EMG-based and manometry-based biofeedback)...
  64. ncbi [Application of pelvic floor dynamic MRI combining defecography with homemade high conformable sacculus in the management of obstructed defecation syndrome]
    Wei Liang Song
    Department of General Surgery, Chaoyang Hospital Affiliated to Capital Medical University, Beijing 100020, China
    Zhonghua Wai Ke Za Zhi 47:1843-5. 2009
    To evaluate the sensitivity and feasibility of pelvic floor dynamic MRI combining defecography with homemade high conformable sacculus in the management of obstructed defecation syndrome.
  65. ncbi Function and dysfunction of the colon and anorectum in adults: working team report of the Swedish Motility Group (SMoG)
    Pontus Karling
    Department of Internal Medicine, Umea University Hospital, Sweden
    Scand J Gastroenterol 44:646-60. 2009
    ..For patients with constipation, colon transit studies, anorectal manometry and defecography may help to identify patients with slow-transit constipation and/or pelvic floor dysfunction...
  66. ncbi Evaluation of anorectal function after transanal one-stage endorectal pull through operation in children with Hirschsprung's disease
    Shu Cheng Zhang
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Shengjing Hospital, China Medical University, Shenyang 110004, China
    Zhongguo Dang Dai Er Ke Za Zhi 9:188-92. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the stooling pattern, colonic motility and anal sphincter performance after transanal one-stage pull through operation in children with Hirschsprung's disease...
  67. ncbi Randomised controlled trial between stapled circumferential mucosectomy and conventional circular hemorrhoidectomy in advanced hemorrhoids with external mucosal prolapse
    P Boccasanta
    Department of General and Oncological Surgery, Milano, Italy
    Am J Surg 182:64-8. 2001
    ....
  68. ncbi Dynamic magnetic resonance imaging of the pelvic floor in children and adolescents with vesical and anorectal malformations
    Thomas M Boemers
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Children s Hospital of Cologne, 50735 Koln, Germany
    J Pediatr Surg 41:1267-71. 2006
    ..complex congenital malformations of the pelvic floor and continence organs, it plays a major role in assessing urinary and fecal incontinence or constipation, especially when performed as a dynamic investigation such as MRI defecography.
  69. ncbi The impact of stapled transanal rectal resection on anorectal function in patients with obstructed defecation syndrome
    Giuliano Reboa
    U O General Surgery, Colo Rectal Unit, A O U San Martino, Genoa, Italy
    Dis Colon Rectum 52:1598-604. 2009
    ..The aim was to assess the consequences of surgery on anorectal function and patient outcomes...
  70. ncbi Small bowel motility in functional chronic constipation
    H Seidl
    Bogenhausen Academic Teaching Hospital, Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Gastrointestinal Oncology, Munich, Germany
    Neurogastroenterol Motil 21:1278-e122. 2009
    ..manometry (standardized meal) after a transit-time study (radio-opaque markers), anorectal manometry, defecography and colonoscopy...
  71. ncbi Functional disorders of defecation: evaluation and treatment
    Bryan J Feyen
    Satish S C Rao, MD, PhD, FRCP The University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics, Internal Medicine, GI Division, 200 Hawkins Drive, 4612 JCP, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Curr Treat Options Gastroenterol 10:221-30. 2007
    ..and rectal and pelvic exam together with physiologic tests such as anorectal manometry, balloon expulsion test, defecography, and MRI. Treatment involves several medical, behavioral, and surgical approaches...
  72. pmc Can the outcome of pelvic-floor rehabilitation in patients with fecal incontinence be predicted?
    M P Terra
    Department of Radiology, Academic Medical Center, G1 229, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Colorectal Dis 23:503-11. 2008
    ..We aimed at studying prospectively the ability of tests to predict the outcome of pelvic-floor rehabilitation in patients with fecal incontinence...
  73. ncbi Randomized controlled trial between perineal and anal repairs of rectocele in obstructed defecation
    Mohamed Farid
    Department of Surgery, University of Mansoura, Mansoura, Egypt
    World J Surg 34:822-9. 2010
    ..The present study was designed to evaluate functional outcome of perineal repair with and without levatorplasty versus transanal repair of rectocele in obstructed defecation...
  74. ncbi Transanal rectocele repair using linear stapler and bioabsorbable staple line reinforcement material: short-term results of a prospective study
    F de la Portilla
    Coloproctology Unit, Gastrointestinal Surgery Department, Juan Ramon Jimenez Hospital, Huelva, Spain
    Dis Colon Rectum 53:88-92. 2010
    ..This study was designed to determine the short-term results of transanal rectocele repair with use of a linear stapler and Bioabsorbable Seamguard...
  75. ncbi Stapled transanal rectal resection under laparoscopic surveillance for rectocele and concomitant enterocele
    S Petersen
    Department of General and Abdominal Surgery, Dresden Friedrichstadt Hospital, Dresden, Germany
    Dis Colon Rectum 49:685-9. 2006
    ..We decided to perform a combined procedure of transanal rectal resection with a simultaneous laparoscopy for patients with obstructed defecation syndrome and an enterocele...
  76. ncbi Clinical and physiologic outcomes after transvaginal rectocele repair
    Tetsuo Yamana
    Department of Proctology, Social Health Insurance Hospital, 3 22 1 Hyakunincho Shinjuku ku, Tokyo 169 0073, Japan
    Dis Colon Rectum 49:661-7. 2006
    ..This study was designed to evaluate the clinical and physiologic outcomes after transvaginal rectocele repair...
  77. ncbi A new grading of rectal internal mucosal prolapse and its correlation with diagnosis and treatment
    M Pescatori
    Coloproctology Unit, UCP Villa Claudia, Rome, Italy
    Int J Colorectal Dis 14:245-9. 1999
    ..Anal manometry was carried out in 26 patients, and anal ultrasound and defecography in 6 prior to surgery...
  78. pmc Treating pelvic floor disorders of defecation: management or cure?
    Satish S C Rao
    The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Internal Medicine, GI Division, 200 Hawkins Drive, 4612 JCP, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Curr Gastroenterol Rep 11:278-87. 2009
    ..b>Defecography and dynamic MRI may facilitate detection of structural defects...
  79. ncbi Posterior pelvic floor prolapse and a review of the anatomy, preoperative testing and surgical management
    S D Kleeman
    Section of Urogynecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Minerva Ginecol 60:165-82. 2008
    ..Evaluation may include; defecography, bowel transit studies, manometry, endoluminal ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging...
  80. ncbi Transverse coloplasty pouch after total mesorectal excision: functional assessment of evacuation
    Jörg S Köninger
    Department of General Surgery, Krankenhaus Bietigheim, Germany
    Dis Colon Rectum 47:1586-93. 2004
    ..This study was designed to analyze functional outcome and defecography findings after total mesorectal excision and transverse coloplasty pouch reconstruction.
  81. ncbi Defecography: a practical approach
    Niccolo Faccioli
    Department of Radiology, G B Rossi University Hospital, Verona, Italy
    Diagn Interv Radiol 16:209-16. 2010
    ..physiological and pathological, of the recto-anal region and pelvic floor as depicted with conventional video defecography. Defecography has dramatically improved our knowledge of dysfunctions of evacuation...
  82. ncbi Sacral neuromodulation: does it affect the rectoanal angle in patients with fecal incontinence?
    O Uludag
    Department of Surgery, Maastricht University Medical Centre, P O Box 5800, 6202 AZ, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    World J Surg 34:1109-14. 2010
    ..The underlying mechanism of action for lower bowel motility disorders has been unclear. In the present study, the effect of SNM on the rectoanal angle in patients with fecal incontinence was investigated...
  83. ncbi Transanal or vaginal approach to rectocele repair: a prospective, randomized pilot study
    Kari Nieminen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tampere University Hospital, Tampere, Finland
    Dis Colon Rectum 47:1636-42. 2004
    ..This study was designed to compare outcomes of transanal and vaginal techniques for rectocele repair...
  84. ncbi Innervation of the rectovaginal wall in patients with rectocele compared to healthy controls
    Daniel Altman
    Pelvic Floor Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Karolinska Institutet Danderyd Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Neurourol Urodyn 25:776-81. 2006
    ..To evaluate if pelvic floor innervation differed in patients with rectocele compared to control subjects and to assess if nerve fiber density of the rectovaginal wall correlated to the clinical presentation of rectocele...
  85. ncbi A three-year prospective assessment of rectocele repair using porcine xenograft
    Daniel Altman
    Pelvic Floor Center Danderyd Hospital, Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Stockholm, Sweden
    Obstet Gynecol 107:59-65. 2006
    ..To prospectively evaluate clinical outcome of rectocele repair using xenograft 3 years after surgery...
  86. ncbi Rectoanal inhibition and rectocele: physiology versus categorization
    A P Zbar
    Academic Department of Colorectal Surgery, Imperial College School of Science Technology and Medicine, London, UK
    Int J Colorectal Dis 16:307-12. 2001
    ..anorectal manometry, vector manometry, parametric assessment of the rectoanal inhibitory reflex (RAIR), and defecography. Subjects included 33 volunteer controls without anorectal disease, 14 patients with type I rectocele, and 26 ..
  87. ncbi Laparotomic vs. laparoscopic rectopexy in complete rectal prolapse
    P Boccasanta
    Department of General and Oncologic Surgery, University of Milan, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, IRCCS, Milan, Italy
    Dig Surg 16:415-9. 1999
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the functional and clinical results of laparotomic and laparoscopic rectopexy in 2 homogeneous groups of patients with complete rectal prolapse and fecal incontinence...
  88. ncbi Comparative study between biofeedback retraining and botulinum neurotoxin in the treatment of anismus patients
    Mohamed Farid
    General Surgery Department, Dep 8 and Colorectal Unit, Mansoura University Hospital, Mansoura, Egypt
    Int J Colorectal Dis 24:115-20. 2009
    ..Anismus is a significant cause of chronic constipation. This study came to revive the results of BFB training and BTX-A injection in the treatment of anismus patients...
  89. ncbi Transvaginal anterior levatorplasty with posterior colporrhaphy for symptomatic rectocele
    K Maeda
    Department of Surgery, Fujita Health University, 1 98, Kutsukake, Toyoake, Aichi 470 1192, Japan
    Tech Coloproctol 7:181-5. 2003
    ..We evaluated functional and morphological outcomes of transvaginal anterior levatorplasty with posterior colporrhaphy for symptomatic rectocele...
  90. ncbi Stapled transanal rectal resection for outlet obstruction syndrome: results and follow-up
    Marco Frascio
    Department of Surgery, University of Genoa, Di C M I, Largo Rosanna Benzi 8, Genoa 16132, Italy
    World J Surg 32:1110-5. 2008
    ..The objective of the present study was to assess safety, effectiveness, and long-term outcomes of stapled transanal rectal resection (STARR) for the cure of outlet obstruction syndrome (OOS)...
  91. ncbi Stapled transanal rectal resection for outlet obstruction: a prospective, multicenter trial
    Paolo Boccasanta
    Ospedale Maggiore di Milano I R C C S, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Dis Colon Rectum 47:1285-96; discussion 1296-7. 2004
    ....
  92. ncbi Reinterventions after complicated or failed STARR procedure
    Mario Pescatori
    Coloproctology Unit, Ars Medica Hospital, Rome, 00191, Italy
    Int J Colorectal Dis 24:87-95. 2009
    ....
  93. ncbi Review of pathogenesis and management of constipation
    Uday C Ghoshal
    Department of Gastroenterology, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow 226014
    Trop Gastroenterol 28:91-5. 2007
    ..Colonic transit study is useful to screen for slow transit constipation or faecal evacuation disorders. Defecography, the balloon expulsion test, anorectal ultrasound, anorectal manometry, defecometry, anal sphincter ..
  94. ncbi One-year follow-up study on the effects of electrogalvanic stimulation in chronic idiopathic constipation with pelvic floor dyssynergia
    Giuseppe Chiarioni
    Gastrointestinal Rehabilitation Division, Valeggio sul Mincio Hospital, Azienda Ospedaliera, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Dis Colon Rectum 47:346-53. 2004
    ..The standard therapeutic approach for pelvic floor dyssynergia is biofeedback training, but long-term studies show that a significant percentage of patients remain symptomatic. Alternative or adjunctive therapeutic options are needed...
  95. ncbi [Stapled transanal rectal resection (STARR) in the treatment of rectocele: personal experience]
    Alfredo Guarnieri
    Dipartimento di Chirurgia e Bioingegneria, Sezione di Chirurgia, Universita degli Studi di Siena, Policlinico Le Scotte, Siena
    Chir Ital 60:243-8. 2008
    ..diagnostic protocol: anamnesis, clinical examination, coloproctological and urogynaecological examinations, defecography, anorectal manometry, transrectal ultrasonography and peritoneal electromyography...
  96. pmc Anorectal motility in patients with achalasia of the esophagus: recognition of an esophago-rectal syndrome
    Ahmed Shafik
    Department of Surgery and Experimental Research, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt
    BMC Gastroenterol 3:28. 2003
    ..During my study of constipation, I encountered patients who had achalasia of the esophagus (AE) as well. The possibility of an existing relationship between the 2 conditions was studied...
  97. ncbi Rectocele in children: a case report
    Sunny Z Hussain
    Department of Pediatrics, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, LA 71103, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 45:e35-8. 2010
    ..They were diagnosed by defecography. Two were treated surgically and one conservatively...
  98. ncbi [The role of medical imaging in the exploration of pelvic floor disorders]
    J F Lapray
    Centre de Radiologie, 151 avenue de Saxe, 69003 Lyon, France
    Prog Urol 19:953-69. 2009
    Colpocystodefecography (CCD) and dynamic MRI with defecography (MRId) permit an alternation between filling and emptying the hollow organs and the maximum abdominal strain offered by the defecation...
  99. ncbi [Transanal staplermucosectomy for symptomatic rectocele with outlet obstruction]
    C Bonner
    Koloproktologische Klinik der Kliniken St Antonius, Wuppertal Klinik der Universität Witten Herdecke
    Zentralbl Chir 129:205-7. 2004
    ..In addition 9 patients complained incontinence grade I and n = 1 incontinence grade III. Complete colonoscopy, defecography and combined anal manometry with needle EMG were carried out preoperativly for exclusion of synchronous ..
  100. ncbi Enterocele associated with rectocele revealed by dynamic pelvic CT
    N Okamoto
    Department of Surgery, Fujita Health University School of Medicine, Dengakugakubo, Kutsukake, Toyoake, Aichi, Japan
    Abdom Imaging 30:679-81. 2005
    ..b>Defecography with peritoneography and/or barium meal intake has recently been developed as a new method to identify ..
  101. ncbi Update of tests of colon and rectal structure and function
    Adil E Bharucha
    Department of Medicine, Clinical Enteric Neuroscience Translational and Epidemiological Research Program, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 40:96-103. 2006
    ..In chronic constipation, anal manometry and a rectal balloon expulsion test, occasionally supplemented by defecography, are useful to identify a functional defecatory disorder, because symptoms may respond to pelvic floor ..

Research Grants3

  1. ANORECTAL MANIFESTATIONS OF FEMALE PELVIC FLOOR DISORDER
    Adil Bharucha; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Current diagnostic tests for OD (anorectal manometry, defecography, rectal balloon expulsion) are neither standardized nor reproducible; endoanal ultrasound is suboptimal for ..
  2. Pelvic Floor Disorders Network - Duke University Clinical Site
    Anthony G Visco; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..offers a wide range of diagnostic resources: multi-channel urodynamic testing, video urodynamics, cystoscopy, defecography, pelvic MRI, endoanal ultrasound, and needle electromyography...
  3. Epidemiology and Mechanisms of Fecal Incontinence
    Adil Bharucha; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..