Genomes and Genes
Summary: Failure of voluntary control of the anal sphincters, with involuntary passage of feces and flatus.
Publications329 found, 100 shown here
- Prevalence and correlates of fecal incontinence in community-dwelling older adultsPatricia S Goode
Birmingham Atlanta Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 700 19th Street S, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 53:629-35. 2005To determine prevalence and correlates of fecal incontinence in older community-dwelling adults.
- Fecal incontinence in US adults: epidemiology and risk factorsWilliam E Whitehead
Department of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
Gastroenterology 137:512-7, 517.e1-2. 2009The study aims were to estimate the prevalence of different types and frequencies of fecal incontinence (FI), describe demographic factors, and identify risk factors.
- Childhood functional gastrointestinal disorders: child/adolescentAndrée Rasquin
Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, CHU Ste Justine, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Gastroenterology 130:1527-37. 2006..abdominal migraine, and functional abdominal pain; and (3) functional constipation and non-retentive fecal incontinence. Adolescent rumination and functional constipation are newly defined for this age group, and the previously ..
- Randomized controlled trial shows biofeedback to be superior to pelvic floor exercises for fecal incontinenceSteve Heymen
Department of Medicine Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology and Center for Functional Gastrointestinal and Motility Disorders, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7080, USA
Dis Colon Rectum 52:1730-7. 2009This study aimed to compare manometric biofeedback with pelvic floor exercises for the treatment of fecal incontinence in a randomized controlled trial controlling for nonspecific treatment effects.
- Systematic review of dynamic graciloplasty in the treatment of faecal incontinenceA E Chapman
Australian Safety and Efficacy Register of New Interventional Procedures Surgical, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Br J Surg 89:138-53. 2002..The aim of this systematic review was to compare the safety and efficacy of dynamic graciloplasty with colostomy for the treatment of faecal incontinence...
- Late fecal incontinence after high-dose radiotherapy for prostate cancer: better prediction using longitudinal definitionsClaudio Fiorino
Department of Medical Physics, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milano, Italy
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 83:38-45. 2012To model late fecal incontinence after high-dose prostate cancer radiotherapy (RT) in patients accrued in the AIROPROS (prostate working group of the Italian Association of Radiation Oncology) 0102 trial using different endpoint ..
- Artificial anal sphincter: complications and functional results of a large personal seriesJose M Devesa
Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, University Hospital Ramon y Cajal, Madrid, Spain
Dis Colon Rectum 45:1154-63. 2002This study was undertaken to evaluate the technique of artificial sphincter for fecal incontinence, with its complications and risk factors, the functional results, and which variables derived from demographic data, preoperative studies, ..
- Health outcomes after prostatectomy or radiotherapy for prostate cancer: results from the Prostate Cancer Outcomes StudyA L Potosky
Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
J Natl Cancer Inst 92:1582-92. 2000..In this study, we compared the effects of two treatments on urinary, bowel, and sexual functions and on general health-related quality-of-life outcomes over a 2-year period following initial treatment...
- Prevalence and burden of fecal incontinence: a population-based study in womenAdil E Bharucha
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
Gastroenterology 129:42-9. 2005The epidemiology of fecal incontinence (FI) is incompletely understood. We report the prevalence, clinical spectrum, health care-seeking behavior, and quality of life (QOL) in community women with FI.
- Risk factors for fecal incontinence after intersphincteric resection for rectal cancerQuentin Denost
Department of Digestive Surgery, CHU Bordeaux, Saint Andre Hospital, Universite Victor Segalen, Bordeaux, France
Dis Colon Rectum 54:963-8. 2011..Intersphincteric resection allows sphincter preservation in low rectal cancer but may have poor functional results, including frequent bowel movements, urgency, and incontinence...
- Prevalence and risk factors of incontinence after stroke. The Copenhagen Stroke StudyH Nakayama
Department of Neurology and Radiology, Bispebjerg Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
Stroke 28:58-62. 1997..The purpose of this study was to investigate in a community-based population the prevalence of both urinary (UI) and fecal (FI) incontinence and to analyze risk factors by means of multivariate analysis...
- Risk factors for obstetric anal sphincter injury: a prospective studyVasanth Andrews
Urogynaecology Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Mayday University Hospital, Croydon, Surrey, United Kingdom
Birth 33:117-22. 2006..Recognition of risk factors may minimize the development of sphincter injuries. The objective of this study was to identify risk factors for sphincter injuries and measure dimensions of mediolateral episiotomies...
- Onset and risk factors for fecal incontinence in a US communityEnrique Rey
Enteric Neuroscience Program, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
Am J Gastroenterol 105:412-9. 2010The natural history of fecal incontinence (FI) in community subjects is uncertain and the onset rate is unknown. The aim of the study is to estimate the prevalence, new-onset rate, and risk factors for FI in community subjects.
- Advances in diagnostic assessment of fecal incontinence and dyssynergic defecationSatish S C Rao
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 8:910-9. 2010..This article provides an up-to-date review on the role of diagnostic tests in the evaluation of fecal incontinence and constipation with dyssynergic defecation.
- Long-term results of biofeedback treatment for faecal incontinence: a comparative study with untreated controlsG Lacima
Digestive Motility Unit, Digestive Diseases Institut, Hospital Clínic Institut d Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer IDIBAPS, University of Barcelona, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
Colorectal Dis 12:742-9. 2010..Moreover, its value compared with standard care has been recently questioned. The study aimed to analyse the long-term efficacy of biofeedback therapy for faecal incontinence to formed stool and to compare it with no treatment...
- Artificial anal sphincter for severe fecal incontinence implanted by a transvaginal approach: experience with 32 patients treated at one institutionF Michot
Department of Digestive Surgery, Rouen University Hospital, Rouen, France
Dis Colon Rectum 53:1155-60. 2010..Our aim was to evaluate medium-term results of transvaginal implantation of an artificial anal sphincter in a large series of patients...
- Management of fecal incontinence in adultsC Norton
King s College London, Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, London, UK
Neurourol Urodyn 29:199-206. 2010..The article summarises the evidence and recommendations from the committee for clinical practice and future research...
- Triple target treatment (3T) is more effective than biofeedback alone for anal incontinence: the 3T-AI studyThilo Schwandner
Clinic for General, Visceral, Thorax, and Transplantation Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Justus Liebig University Giessen, Giessen, Germany
Dis Colon Rectum 53:1007-16. 2010..Our purpose was to evaluate a novel therapeutic concept, termed triple target treatment, which combines amplitude-modulated medium-frequency stimulation and EMG-biofeedback...
- The safety and efficacy of the artificial bowel sphincter for fecal incontinence: results from a multicenter cohort studyW Douglas Wong
Colorectal Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
Dis Colon Rectum 45:1139-53. 2002The aim of this trial was to evaluate the safety, efficacy, and impact on quality of life of the Acticon trade mark artificial bowel sphincter for fecal incontinence.
- Complications and functional outcome following artificial anal sphincter implantationH Ortiz
Units of Coloproctology, Departments of Surgery, Hospital Virgen del Camino, Universidad Publica de Navarra, Pamplona, Spain
Br J Surg 89:877-81. 2002..The postoperative complications and functional outcome following 24 consecutive implantations of an artificial anal sphincter were assessed prospectively...
- Diagnosis and management of fecal incontinence. American College of Gastroenterology Practice Parameters CommitteeSatish S C Rao
Department of Neurogastroenterology and Motility, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
Am J Gastroenterol 99:1585-604. 2004
- Percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation for the treatment of urge fecal incontinenceDerek J Boyle
University of London, London, UK
Dis Colon Rectum 53:432-7. 2010..has been shown to be an effective treatment in patients with urinary disorders, but its benefit in fecal incontinence is uncertain...
- Multicentre retrospective analysis of the outcome of artificial anal sphincter implantation for severe faecal incontinenceD F Altomare
Department of General Surgery and Liver Transplantation, University of Bari, Italy
Br J Surg 88:1481-6. 2001..A new prosthetic device, the Action artificial anal sphincter, has recently been introduced for treating severe faecal incontinence. The results of this procedure in 28 patients are presented...
- Biofeedback for fecal incontinence: a randomized study comparing exercise regimensLynne Bartlett
School of Public Health, Tropical Medicine and Rehabilitation Science, North Queensland Centre for Cancer Research, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia
Dis Colon Rectum 54:846-56. 2011b>Fecal incontinence affects up to 11% of Australian community-dwelling adults and 72% of nursing home residents...
- Biofeedback and/or sphincter exercises for the treatment of faecal incontinence in adultsChristine Norton
Bucks New University and Imperial College HealthcareNHS Trust, Uxbridge, UK
Cochrane Database Syst Rev 7:CD002111. 2012..However, standards of treatment are still lacking and the magnitude of alleged benefits has yet to be established...
- Anal sphincter damage after vaginal delivery: functional outcome and risk factors for fecal incontinenceJ W De Leeuw
Department of Obstetrics, Ikazia Hospital, Montessoriweg 1, 3083 AN Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 80:830-4. 2001To assess the role of anal sphincter damage following delivery in the development of anorectal complaints and urinary incontinence, and to identify obstetric factors associated with subsequent fecal incontinence.
- Transcutaneous electrical tibial nerve stimulation in the treatment of fecal incontinence: a randomized trial (CONSORT 1a)A M Leroi
INSERM U1073, Service de Physiologie Digestive, Hopital Charles Nicolle, CHU Rouen, Inserm CIC 0204, Rouen, France
Am J Gastroenterol 107:1888-96. 2012The objective of this study was to show that although transcutaneous electrical tibial nerve stimulation (TENS) is being increasingly used to treat fecal incontinence (FI), its efficacy has never been proved using controlled trials.
- Long-term outcome and objective changes of anorectal function after biofeedback therapy for faecal incontinenceR Ozturk
Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Neurogastroenterology, Division of Gastroenterology Hepatology, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, USA
Aliment Pharmacol Ther 20:667-74. 2004..In the short-term, biofeedback therapy improves symptoms and anorectal function in patients with faecal incontinence but whether there is long-term improvement is incompletely understood...
- Sacral nerve stimulation for fecal incontinence: results of a 120-patient prospective multicenter studySteven D Wexner
Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Florida, Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA
Ann Surg 251:441-9. 2010..for use in treating urinary incontinence in the United States since 1997, and in Europe for both urinary and fecal incontinence (FI) since 1994...
- Relief of fecal incontinence by sacral nerve stimulation linked to focal brain activationLilli Lundby
Department of Surgery P, Aarhus University Hospital and Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
Dis Colon Rectum 54:318-23. 2011This study aimed to test the hypothesis that sacral nerve stimulation affects afferent vagal projections to the central nervous system associated with frontal cortex activation in patients with fecal incontinence.
- Rectal hyposensitivity: prevalence and clinical impact in patients with intractable constipation and fecal incontinenceMarc A Gladman
Academic Department of Surgery and Gastrointestinal Physiology Unit, Barts and The London, Queen Mary s School of Medicine and Dentistry, United Kingdom
Dis Colon Rectum 46:238-46. 2003..The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence of rectal hyposensitivity and whether the finding of such an abnormality was associated with any clinical impact...
- Outcomes of combination treatment of fecal incontinence in womenAlayne D Markland
Division of Gerontology, Geriatrics and Palliative Care, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
Am J Obstet Gynecol 199:699.e1-7. 2008To describe how women with fecal incontinence (FI) respond to combined pharmacologic therapy and pelvic floor muscle exercises (PFME).
- Fecal incontinence in females older than aged 40 years: who is at risk?Madhulika G Varma
Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94115, USA
Dis Colon Rectum 49:841-51. 2006This study was designed to estimate the prevalence of, and identify risk factors associated with, fecal incontinence in racially diverse females older than aged 40 years.
- Supplementation with dietary fiber improves fecal incontinenceD Z Bliss
School of Nursing, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55455, USA
Nurs Res 50:203-13. 2001Human studies have shown that dietary fiber affects stool composition and consistency. Because fecal incontinence has been shown to be exacerbated by liquid stools or diarrhea, management strategies that make stool consistency less loose ..
- Digital rectal examination is a useful tool for identifying patients with dyssynergiaKasaya Tantiphlachiva
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 8:955-60. 2010..It is not known whether digital rectal examination (DRE) can be used to identify dyssynergia. We examined the diagnostic yield of DRE in patients with dyssynergic defecation...
- New-onset fecal incontinence after stroke: prevalence, natural history, risk factors, and impactDanielle Harari
Department of Healthcare of the Elderly, Guy s and St Thomas Hospitals Trust, London, UK
Stroke 34:144-50. 2003b>Fecal incontinence (FI) is a common complication after stroke, yet epidemiological research into this distressing condition is limited...
- Increased prevalence of obesity in children with functional constipation evaluated in an academic medical centerDinesh S Pashankar
Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Pediatrics 116:e377-80. 2005..The objectives of this study were to evaluate the prevalence of obesity in a large cohort of children with functional constipation and to compare it with a control group representative of the general population...
- Late side effects of short-course preoperative radiotherapy combined with total mesorectal excision for rectal cancer: increased bowel dysfunction in irradiated patients--a Dutch colorectal cancer group studyK C M J Peeters
Department of Surgery, Leiden University Medical Center, PO Box 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands
J Clin Oncol 23:6199-206. 2005..Also, hospital treatment was recorded for diseases possibly related to late side effects of rectal cancer treatment...
- Rectal bleeding, fecal incontinence, and high stool frequency after conformal radiotherapy for prostate cancer: normal tissue complication probability modelingStephanie T H Peeters
Department of Radiation Oncology, The Netherlands Cancer Institute Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 66:11-9. 2006..To analyze whether inclusion of predisposing clinical features in the Lyman-Kutcher-Burman (LKB) normal tissue complication probability (NTCP) model improves the estimation of late gastrointestinal toxicity...
- Acute and late gastrointestinal toxicity after radiotherapy in prostate cancer patients: consequential late damageWilma D Heemsbergen
Department of Radiation Oncology, The Netherlands Cancer Institute Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 66:3-10. 2006..Late gastrointestinal (GI) toxicity after radiotherapy can be partly explained by late effects of acute toxicity (consequential late damage). We studied whether there is a direct relationship between acute and late GI toxicity...
- The prevalence of fecal incontinence in community-dwelling adults: a systematic review of the literatureAlexandra K Macmillan
Department of Surgery, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Dis Colon Rectum 47:1341-9. 2004Reported prevalence estimates for fecal incontinence among community-dwelling adults vary widely...
- Behavioral therapy for childhood constipation: a randomized, controlled trialMarieke Van Dijk
Psychosocial Department, Emma Children s Hospital, Academic Medical Center, Room G8 224, PO Box 22700, 1100 DE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Pediatrics 121:e1334-41. 2008..the addition of behavioral interventions to laxative therapy improves continence in children with functional fecal incontinence associated with constipation...
- External anal sphincter defects in patients with fecal incontinence: comparison of endoanal MR imaging and endoanal USAnnette C Dobben
Department of Radiology, Academic Medical Center, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Radiology 242:463-71. 2007To prospectively compare in a multicenter study the agreement between endoanal magnetic resonance (MR) imaging and endoanal ultrasonography (US) in depicting external anal sphincter (EAS) defects in patients with fecal incontinence.
- The Danish anal sphincter rupture questionnaire: validity and reliabilityUlla Due
Department of Physiotherapy, Hvidovre Hospital, Hvidovre, Denmark
Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 88:36-42. 2009..In relation to that, a non-validated questionnaire about anal and urinary incontinence was to be answered six months after childbirth...
- A randomized, prospective, comparison study of polyethylene glycol 3350 without electrolytes and milk of magnesia for children with constipation and fecal incontinenceVera Loening-Baucke
Division of General Pediatrics, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
Pediatrics 118:528-35. 2006..Our aim was to compare 2 laxatives, namely, polyethylene glycol 3350 without electrolytes and milk of magnesia, evaluating the efficacy, safety, acceptance, and 1-year outcomes...
- The strength duration test: a novel tool in the identification of occult neuropathy in women with pelvic floor dysfunctionK J Telford
South Manchester University Hospitals NHS Trust, Manchester, UK
Colorectal Dis 6:442-5. 2004..The purpose of this study was to determine if the SDT could detect denervation of the EAS in women with weak but anatomically intact EAS and normal pudendal nerve terminal motor latency (PNTML)...
- Incidence of fecal incontinence after childbirthJeanne Marie Guise
Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology, Center for Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, School of Nursing, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, OR 97239, USA
Obstet Gynecol 109:281-8. 2007b>Fecal incontinence is an embarrassing and disabling condition of which the epidemiology is poorly understood. Our goal is to estimate the incidence of fecal incontinence after childbirth.
- Randomized clinical trial of intra-anal electromyographic biofeedback physiotherapy with intra-anal electromyographic biofeedback augmented with electrical stimulation of the anal sphincter in the early treatment of postpartum fecal incontinenceRhona T Mahony
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University College Dublin, Ireland
Am J Obstet Gynecol 191:885-90. 2004..biofeedback that was augmented with electrical stimulation of the anal sphincter in the treatment of postpartum fecal incontinence. A secondary aim was to examine the impact of the treatment on continence-related quality of life.
- Efficacy of methylcellulose and loperamide in managing fecal incontinenceEddie H M Sze
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 88:766-71. 2009To evaluate the efficacy of methylcellulose (Citrucel) and loperamide (Imodium) in managing fecal incontinence by comparing cure rates with expectant management.
- Health related quality of life in children with constipation-associated fecal incontinenceMarloes E J Bongers
Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Emma Children s Hospital, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
J Pediatr 154:749-53. 2009..With a disease-specific questionnaire, this study aimed to evaluate health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in children with constipation in association with clinical characteristics...
- Obstetric anal sphincter injury: incidence, risk factors, and managementThomas C Dudding
Physiology Unit, St Mark s Hospital, London
Ann Surg 247:224-37. 2008Obstetric sphincter damage is the most common cause of fecal incontinence in women. This review aimed to survey the literature, and reach a consensus, on its incidence, risk factors, and management.
- Aging and Gi smooth muscle fecal incontinence: Is bioengineering an optionKhalil N Bitar
Department of Pediatrics, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0658, USA
Exp Gerontol 40:643-9. 2005
- Prevalence of anal incontinence according to age and gender: a systematic review and meta-regression analysisS J Pretlove
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Birmingham Women s Hospital, Metchley Park Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TG, UK
Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 17:407-17. 2006..There is controversy about which population groups are most disadvantaged by this chronic condition...
- The impact paediatric bowel care pathwayJune Rogers
PromoCon, Disabled Living NW, Manchester
Nurs Times 104:46-7. 2008..There are increasing numbers of nurse-led clinics for children with continence problems, and nurses need structured systems to guide practice. June Rogers explains how the IMPACT paediatric bowel care pathway was developed...
- Clinical practice. Fecal incontinence in adultsArnold Wald
Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI 53792, USA
N Engl J Med 356:1648-55. 2007
- The prevalence of and the related factors for urinary and fecal incontinence among older residing in nursing homesErgul Aslan
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecologic Nursing, Istanbul University, Florence Nightingale Hemsirelik Yuksekokulu, Abide i Hurriyet cad, 34381, Sisli, Istanbul, Turkey
J Clin Nurs 18:3290-8. 2009To determine the prevalence of urinary incontinence and fecal incontinence among older people residing in nursing homes in Istanbul.
- A controlled trial of an intervention to improve urinary and fecal incontinence and constipationJohn F Schnelle
Division of General Internal Medicine and Public Health, Center for Quality Aging, School of Medicine, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 58:1504-11. 2010To evaluate effects of a multicomponent intervention on fecal incontinence (FI) and urinary incontinence (UI) outcomes.
- Long-term outcomes of anal sphincter repair for fecal incontinence: a systematic reviewSean C Glasgow
Department of Surgery, San Antonio Military Medical Center, San Antonio, TX, USA
Dis Colon Rectum 55:482-90. 2012Thorough and objective analysis of long-term results following anal sphincter repair for fecal incontinence will permit the correct application of this operation in the context of newer treatment methods.
- Neuromodulation for voiding dysfunction and fecal incontinence: a urology perspectiveMatthew Fulton
Department of Urology, Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine, Royal Oak, MI, USA
Urol Clin North Am 39:405-12. 2012..for the management of urinary urgency and frequency, urgency incontinence, nonobstructive urinary retention, and fecal incontinence. This article reviews the physiology of neuromodulation, indications, implantation methods, and outcomes.
- Sacral nerve stimulation for fecal incontinence related to external sphincter atrophyGiulio A Santoro
Pelvic Floor Unit, I Department of Surgery, Regional Hospital, Treviso, Italy
Dis Colon Rectum 55:797-805. 2012Atrophy of the external anal sphincter, a pathologic muscle volume anomaly associated with fecal incontinence, has been shown to be a negative predictor of the outcome of surgery for defects of the external anal sphincter...
- A cross-sectional survey of the relationship between fecal incontinence and constipationEddie H M Sze
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, WV 26506 9186, USA
Int Urogynecol J 24:61-5. 2013We compared the prevalence of fecal incontinence between constipated and nonconstipated women and correlated its prevalence with the number of Rome III constipation symptoms.
- Detection of anal sphincter defects in female patients with fecal incontinence: a comparison of 3-dimensional transperineal ultrasound and 2-dimensional endoanal ultrasoundDaniella M J Oom
Department of Surgery, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Dis Colon Rectum 55:646-52. 2012..ultrasound is widely used for the detection of external and internal anal sphincter defects in patients with fecal incontinence. Recently, 3-dimensional transperineal ultrasound has been introduced as a noninvasive imaging method for ..
- The effects of an exercise and incontinence intervention on skin health outcomes in nursing home residentsBarbara M Bates-Jensen
Division of Geriatrics, University of California at Los Angeles School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 51:348-55. 2003..To examine skin health outcomes of an exercise and incontinence intervention...
- Long-term outcomes of sacral nerve stimulation for fecal incontinenceAnil T George
Department of Colorectal Surgery, St Mark s Hospital, Harrow, London, United Kingdom
Dis Colon Rectum 55:302-6. 2012In patients with fecal incontinence who do not benefit from medical or behavioral treatments sacral nerve stimulation is now considered a first-line procedure...
- The prevalence and determinants of health care-seeking behavior for fecal incontinence in multiparous United Arab Emirates femalesD E Rizk
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Tawam Hospital, United Arab Emirates University, P.O. Box 17666, Al-Ain, United Arab Emirates
Dis Colon Rectum 44:1850-6. 2001PURPOSE: This study was designed to determine the prevalence and sociodemographics of fecal incontinence in United Arab Emirates females...
- A taboo within a stigma? a qualitative study of managing incontinence with people with dementia living at homeVari M Drennan
Faculty of Health and Social Care Sciences, Kingston University, UK
BMC Geriatr 11:75. 2011..The purpose of this study was to investigate carers' perceptions of the range of incontinence problems they helped their relative with and the strategies they employed to manage these...
- The effect of sacral nerve modulation on cerebral evoked potential latency in fecal incontinence and constipationIacopo Giani
Colorectal Eporediensis Centre Gruppo Policlinico di Monza, Divisione di Chirurgia Colorettale, Clinica Santa Rita, Vercelli, Italy
Ann Surg 254:90-6. 2011..Influence of sacral nerve modulation (SNM) on cerebral somatosensory evoked potentials (SEP) was determined in patients with incontinence and constipation...
- Postoperative issues of sacral nerve stimulation for fecal incontinence and constipation: a systematic literature review and treatment guidelineYasuko Maeda
Sir Alan Parks Physiology Unit, St Mark s Hospital, Harrow, United Kingdom
Dis Colon Rectum 54:1443-60. 2011There is a lack of knowledge on the incidence and management of suboptimal therapeutic effect and the complications associated with sacral nerve stimulation for fecal incontinence and constipation.
- Long-term efficacy of dynamic graciloplasty for fecal incontinenceSteven D Wexner
Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston, FL, USA
Dis Colon Rectum 45:809-18. 2002Patients with end-stage fecal incontinence in whom all standard medical and surgical treatment has failed or is not expected to be effective can be treated by dynamic graciloplasty...
- Fecal incontinence and spinal cord abnormalities in seven dogsAnnie V Chen
Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Washington State University, Pullman 99164 7060, USA
J Am Vet Med Assoc 227:1945-51, 1928. 2005Seven dogs with fecal incontinence and abnormal gaits were evaluated. Fecal incontinence was characterized as defecation of normal stools without posturing. Duration of clinical signs prior to evaluation ranged from 5 months to 3 years...
- Biofeedback for fecal incontinenceArnold Wald
Gastroenterology 125:1533-5. 2003
- Myoblast transplantation to defecation muscles in a rat model: a possible treatment strategy for fecal incontinence after the repair of imperforate anusRyoko Saihara
Department of Pediatric Surgery, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, 1 1 1 Tennodai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305 8575, Japan
Pediatr Surg Int 25:981-6. 2009Infants with higher anorectal anomalies often develop fecal incontinence after surgical reconstruction mainly due to the incomplete development of defecation muscles...
- A practical approach to the management of pediatric fecal incontinenceAndrea Bischoff
Hospital Regional da Asa Sul, Brasilia, Brazil
Semin Pediatr Surg 19:154-9. 2010..the rationale and key aspects for success of a bowel management program for the treatment of pediatric fecal incontinence. A retrospective review was done of the medical strategies used for the treatment of over a 1000 patients ..
- Assessment of sonographic quality of anal sphincter muscles in patients with faecal incontinenceI Pinsk
Department of Surgery B, Soroka Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
Colorectal Dis 11:933-40. 2009....
- Sacral nerve stimulation as a treatment for fecal incontinenceH R Rosen
Department of Surgery and Ludwig Boltzmann Research Institute for Surgical Oncology, Danube Hospital SMZ Ost, Vienna, Austria
Gastroenterology 121:536-41. 2001Sacral nerve stimulation is a proven therapeutic option for the treatment of some forms of urinary incontinence. Very recently, preliminary reports have given evidence for its efficacy in fecal incontinence (FI) too.
- Transcutaneous posterior tibial nerve stimulation for fecal incontinence in inflammatory bowel disease patients: a therapeutic option?Veronique Vitton
Hospices Civils de Lyon, Digestive Physiology, Hopital Edouard Herriot, Lyon, France
Inflamm Bowel Dis 15:402-5. 2009b>Fecal incontinence associated with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) may be particularly difficult to treat. Two recent studies showed that transcutaneous posterior tibial nerve stimulation may improve fecal continence...
- Fecal incontinence in older women: are levator ani defects a factor?Christina Lewicky-Gaupp
Division of Gynecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pelvic Floor Research Group, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Am J Obstet Gynecol 202:491.e1-6. 2010We sought to compare pelvic floor structure and function between older women with and without fecal incontinence (FI) and young continent (YC) women.
- Validity and reliability of a Turkish version of the Fecal Incontinence Quality of Life ScaleOzden Dedeli
Department of Internal Medicine, Celal Bayar University Manisa School of Health, 45020 Manisa, Turkey
J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs 36:532-8. 2009Anorectal disorders, including fecal incontinence, are a significant healthcare problem that produce bothersome symptoms and adversely affect quality of life...
- Fecal incontinence after obstetric anal sphincter injuriesMarkus Huebner
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Tuebingen, Tuebingen, Germany
Int J Gynaecol Obstet 121:74-7. 2013To determine obstetric variables associated with the long-term prevalence of flatal and/or fecal incontinence among women who sustained obstetric anal sphincter injuries (OASIS).
- Perinatal urinary and fecal incontinence: suffering in silenceMarsha Marecki
School of Nursing, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, NY 14214 8013, USA
J Perinat Neonatal Nurs 24:330-40. 2010This article focuses on the prevention, identification, and management of urinary and fecal incontinence in the perinatal period...
- Three-dimensional endoanal ultrasonography of external anal sphincter defects in patients with faecal incontinence: correlation with symptoms and manometryN Wasserberg
Department of Surgery, Division of Colorectal and Pelvic Floor Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
Colorectal Dis 13:449-53. 2011..Anal sphincter anatomy on two-dimensional endoanal -ultrasonography (EUS) does not always correlate with the clinical data. The purpose of this study was to determine whether three-dimensional (3D) measurements yield a better correlation...
- Conservative treatment of patients with faecal soilingS J van der Hagen
NPBC Nederlands Proctologisch Bekkenbodem Centrum, Assen, The Netherlands
Tech Coloproctol 15:291-5. 2011..A prospective evaluation of fifty patients with faecal soiling but normal sphincter function treated by a conservative treatment algorithm...
- Role of fecal incontinence in contamination of the environment with vancomycin-resistant enterococciRichard A Mayer
Division of Infectious Diseases, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Am J Infect Control 31:221-5. 2003..We tested the hypothesis that patients with vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus (VRE) stool colonization who are continent of feces contaminate the environment less frequently than patients who are colonized and incontinent...
- Comparison of anorectal manometry to endoanal ultrasound in the evaluation of fecal incontinenceSavio C Reddymasu
Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas 66160, USA
Am J Med Sci 337:336-9. 2009b>Fecal incontinence (FI) is a common clinical condition with a negative impact on the quality of life. Commonly performed tests to evaluate FI include anorectal manometry (ARM) and endoanal ultrasonography (EAU)...
- Surgical treatment of patients with constipation and fecal incontinenceMarc A Gladman
Centre for Academic Surgery, Institute of Cell and Molecular Science, Barts, London, UK
Gastroenterol Clin North Am 37:605-25, viii. 2008Patients with constipation and fecal incontinence usually come to the attention of the surgeon when conservative measures have failed to alleviate sufficiently severe symptoms...
- Diagnostic evaluation of patients with faecal incontinence at a specialist institutionToshiki Mimura
Department of Gastro intestinal Surgery, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
Dig Surg 21:235-41; discussion 241. 2004..Evaluation of the anorectal function, clinically, structurally, and functionally, in patients with faecal incontinence should ensure appropriate and individual treatment...
- Biofeedback therapy in fecal incontinence and constipationP Enck
University Hospital, Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, Tubingen, Germany
Neurogastroenterol Motil 21:1133-41. 2009..001) but equal efficacy of EMG BFT to other BF applications (OR: 1.436; CI: 0.692-3.089; P = 0.319). For fecal incontinence, a total of 11 trials were identified, of which six compared BFT to other treatment options (sensory ..
- Urinary and fecal incontinence after bariatric surgeryErica N Roberson
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI 53705, USA
Dig Dis Sci 55:2606-13. 2010Morbidly obese women have markedly high rates of urinary and fecal incontinence. Weight loss reduces prevalence and severity of urinary incontinence; however, the effect of weight loss on fecal incontinence is unknown.
- Endoanal ultrasound compared to anorectal manometry for the evaluation of fecal incontinence: a study of the effect these tests have on clinical outcomeKeri Hill
Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology Hepatology, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, 972339 3098, USA
Dig Dis Sci 51:235-40. 2006..purpose of this study was to compare these 2 techniques to determine which is more predictive of outcome for fecal incontinence. Thirty-five unselected patients with fecal incontinence were prospectively studied with EUS and anorectal ..
- Correlation between anal manometry and endosonography in females with faecal incontinenceM A Titi
Department of Surgical Gastroenterology, Gartnavel General Hospital, Glasgow, UK
Colorectal Dis 10:131-7. 2008..Sphincter assessment aims to identify surgically correctable defects. We aimed to identify endoanal ultrasonography (EAUS) parameters that correlate with sphincter function...
- Comparison of vector symmetry index and endoanal ultrasonography in the diagnosis of anal sphincter disruptionD N Samarasekera
Department of Coloproctology, The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Norwich, UK
Tech Coloproctol 12:211-5. 2008....
- Adaptation to Spanish language and validation of the fecal incontinence quality of life scaleMiguel Minguez
Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital Clinico Universitario, Valencia, Spain
Dis Colon Rectum 49:490-9. 2006The aim of this study was to perform a psychometric evaluation of the Fecal Incontinence Quality of Life Scale in the Spanish language.
- Bowel management for the treatment of pediatric fecal incontinenceAndrea Bischoff
Colorectal Center for Children, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Avenue, ML 2023, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
Pediatr Surg Int 25:1027-42. 2009b>Fecal incontinence is a devastating underestimated problem, affecting a large number of individuals all over the world. Most of the available literature relates to the management of adults...
- Fecal incontinence in primary care: prevalence, diagnosis, and health care utilizationGena C Dunivan
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7080, USA
Am J Obstet Gynecol 202:493.e1-6. 2010We sought to estimate the frequency of self-reported fecal incontinence (FI), identify what proportion of these patients have a diagnosis of FI in their medical record, and compare health care costs and utilization in patients with ..
- Anal incontinence improvement after silicone injection may be related to restoration of sphincter asymmetryLucia C C Oliveira
Department of Anorectal Physiology, Policlinica Geral do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Surg Innov 16:155-61. 2009..This study aimed to evaluate manometric parameters that may explain improvement in anal incontinence using a silicone bulking agent...
- Validation of the French version of the Fecal Incontinence Quality-of-Life (FIQL) scaleEric Rullier
Fédération Médico Chirurgicale d Hépato Gastroentérologie, Hôpital Saint André, Bordeaux
Gastroenterol Clin Biol 28:562-8. 2004The aim of this multicenter study was to validate the French version of the fecal incontinence quality-of-life scale (FIQL scale) developed in the Unites States of America.
- Evaluation of the use of posterior tibial nerve stimulation for the treatment of fecal incontinence: preliminary results of a prospective studyFernando de la Portilla
Coloproctology Unit, Department of General Surgery, Hospital Juan Ramon Jimenez, Huelva, Spain
Dis Colon Rectum 52:1427-33. 2009Neuromodulation therapies have been used with success in patients with fecal incontinence. Intermittent percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation is a new, minimally invasive treatment option for these patients...
- A systematic review of etiological factors for postpartum fecal incontinenceEsther M J Bols
Department of Epidemiology, Maastricht University CAPHRI School for Public Health and Primary Care, Maastricht, The Netherlands
Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 89:302-14. 2010Conflicting results are reported about the contribution of maternal, obstetric and fetal characteristics to postpartum fecal incontinence (FI), which is hampering prevention and management of FI.
- Are you worried about bowel accidents? Quality of life in fecal incontinenceDavid Pares
Dis Colon Rectum 51:1432-3; author reply 1434. 2008
- Sacral nerve stimulation for treatment of fecal incontinence: a novel approach for intractable fecal incontinenceE Ganio
Colorectal Epordienisis Center, Ivrea, Italy
Dis Colon Rectum 44:619-29; discussion 629-31. 2001PURPOSE: Many patients with fecal incontinence demonstrate a functional deficit of the internal anal sphincter or the external sphincter muscles without any apparent structural defects...
- Risk factors for fecal incontinence: a population-based study in womenAdil E Bharucha
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
Am J Gastroenterol 101:1305-12. 2006In women with "idiopathic" fecal incontinence (FI), consensus guidelines recommend anal sphincter imaging and surgical repair, when feasible, of anal sphincter defects believed to cause FI...
- MALE UROGENITAL FUNCTION AND CHRONIC SPINAL CORD INJURYCharles Hubscher; Fiscal Year: 2009..In many patients, conscious control of defecation is also lost resulting in fecal incontinence and chronic constipation...
- Stem Cell Homing for Treatment of Female Pelvic Floor DisordersMargot S Damaser; Fiscal Year: 2013..S. experience female pelvic floor disorders (FPFD): stress urinary incontinence (SUI), fecal incontinence, and pelvic organ prolapse (POP)...
- Implantation of physiologically functional bioengineered innervated IAS constructKhalil N Bitar; Fiscal Year: 2010..b>Fecal incontinence is a condition with ramifications that extend well beyond the physical manifestations...
- Epigenetic regulation of stem cell senescence in agingDAVID TOCHUKWU ASUZU; Fiscal Year: 2011..in the GI tract include increased gastroesophageal reflux, irritable bowel syndrome, constipation and fecal incontinence, as well as more subtle dysfunctions such as inability to consume large volumes of food...
- Mid Career Award in Patient Oriented Pelvic Floor ResearchHolly E Richter; Fiscal Year: 2013..a randomized behavioral intervention trial in primiparous women sustaining an anal sphincter tear with fecal incontinence symptoms that will be the focus of her research plan (NICHD);furthermore, it will provide valuable time to ..
- Pelvic Floor Disorders Network - Duke University Clinical SiteAnthony G Visco; Fiscal Year: 2013..in both surgical and non-surgical management of urinary incontinence (Ul), pelvic organ prolapse (POP), fecal incontinence, and defecatory dysfunction...
- Control of motility in the internal anal sphincterKathleen D Keef; Fiscal Year: 2013..Reduced and increased anal tone contribute to fecal incontinence and defecatory disorders respectively...
- Pittsburgh Pelvic Floor Research ProgramHalina M Zyczynski; Fiscal Year: 2013..Our site has a longstanding track record of successful contribution to multicenter studies of urinary and fecal incontinence, and pelvic organ prolapse...
- Restoration of Fecal Continence in Aging IASKhalil N Bitar; Fiscal Year: 2012..muscle of the IAS results in decreased closure pressure of the sphincter, thus greatly contributing to fecal incontinence which is disproportionately prevalent in the elderly...
- Architectural Design of the Pelvic Floor Skeletal MusclesMarianna Alperin; Fiscal Year: 2013..by applicant): Pelvic floor disorders (PFD) include pelvic organ prolapse (POP), urinary incontinence, and fecal incontinence. Their impact on women is significant, causing pelvic pain, sexual dysfunction, social isolation, depression,..
- Patient-Reported Outcomes in Functioning for Female Pelvic Floor DisordersVivian W Sung; Fiscal Year: 2013..TOPIC: Female PFDs, including urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse and fecal incontinence, are chronic conditions with a significant impact on multiple aspects of a woman's life...
- Brown/WIH Pelvic Floor Disorders Network SiteVivian W Sung; Fiscal Year: 2013..RELEVANCE: Female pelvic floor disorders including urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse and fecal incontinence are common, disabling conditions and are a significant public health issue...
- Development & Psychometric Evaluation of the ICIQ-BALAYNE DENISE MARKLAND; Fiscal Year: 2011DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Fecal incontinence (FI) occurs in 8-15% of older adults and has an extremely negative impact on quality of life (QOL)...
- Cesarean and vaginal birth: cohort study of the impact on pelvic floor disordersVICTORIA LYNN HANDA; Fiscal Year: 2013..by applicant): Despite the very high prevalence of female pelvic floor disorders (urinary incontinence, fecal incontinence, and pelvic organ prolapse), the biological mechanisms underlying these disorders are uncertain...
- Generating Human Intestinal Organoids with an ENS.James M Wells; Fiscal Year: 2013..Common intestinal motility disorders include Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Fecal Incontinence, whereas more rare forms such as Hirschsprung's Disease have a genetic basis and are associated with ..
- Conservative Treatment of Fecal Incontinence in the Elderly: Effectiveness TWilliam E Whitehead; Fiscal Year: 2013b>Fecal incontinence (FI) affects 9% of U.S. adults and occurs weekly or more often in 2.7%. Prevalence increases with age reaching 15% by 70 years...
- 3T Pelvic MRI Measures After Childbirth: Pre-Pregnancy and 6 Months Postpartum (RHolly E Richter; Fiscal Year: 2010Urinary and fecal incontinence (UI, FI) after first childbirth is a significant, yet underreported, problem. A recent large prospective cohort trial of primiparous women revealed a prevalence of UI of approximately 33...
- Pelvic floor Disorders Network-Data Coordinating CenterCATHERINE A SPINO; Fiscal Year: 2010Pelvic floor disorders, such as urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, and fecal incontinence, are common and significant health-related problems for women in the United States...
- Perioperative Pelvic Floor Rehab: A Rrandomized TrialHolly E Richter; Fiscal Year: 2013..clinical approach to the evaluation and treatment of women with pelvic floor disorders including urinary and fecal incontinence as well as pelvic organ prolapse...
- Website for Self-Management of Fecal IncontinenceWilliam E Whitehead; Fiscal Year: 2013DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Fecal incontinence (FI), affects 9% of non-institutionalized U.S. adults (15% of those over age 70)...
- Clinical and Translational Resaerch in the Pelvic Floor Disorders NetworkLinda Brubaker; Fiscal Year: 2013..women are affected by pelvic floor disorders, including urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse and fecal incontinence, yet there is insufficient clinical and translational science to provide effective, durable treatment...
- Anal Sphincter Morphology &Function Assessed with Novel MR Imaging TechniquesRavinder K Mittal; Fiscal Year: 2013..EAS is most commonly affected muscle in patient with fecal incontinence, the reason being that it gets injured fairly frequently during vaginal child birth...
- Injectable, biocompatible poly (vinyl alcohol) hydrogels for tissue bulkingGavin Braithwaite; Fiscal Year: 2009..describes the continued development of a material suitable for tissue bulking to treat stress urinary or fecal incontinence. The existing principle technology is a novel method that uses existing biocompatible materials to form a ..
- Vulvovaginal Skin Symptoms in Postmenopausal WomenElisabeth A Erekson; Fiscal Year: 2013..We hypothesize that postmenopausal women with vulvovaginal skin symptoms will have increased urinary and fecal incontinence compared with women without symptoms...
- SYNAPTIC TRANSMISSION IN DIABETIC ENTERIC NERVOUS SYSTEMKATHY LEPARD; Fiscal Year: 2001..experience a wide range of GI discomforts including heartburn, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, fecal incontinence and abdominal pain...
- Epidemiology of Female Pelvic Floor DisordersKristen Kjerulff; Fiscal Year: 2001..disorders including vaginal vault prolapse, uterine prolapse, uterovaginal prolapse, vaginal enterocele, fecal incontinence, and urinary incontinence in the NHDS and NIS data sets, 2...
- Acetylcholine in Diabetic Enteric Nervous SystemKATHY LEPARD; Fiscal Year: 2004Diabetics report a greater frequency of constipation, diarrhea, urgency, and fecal incontinence than the general population that may reflect alterations in gastrointestinal (GI) motility due to neuropathy of autonomic nerves...
- Reproductive Risk Factors for Pelvic Organ ProlapseJeanette Brown; Fiscal Year: 2004..are preventable or modifiable; and to describe the associations of pelvic organ prolapse with urinary and fecal incontinence and to compare risk factors for each of these conditions...
- Novel Applications of Sarcomere Length to Improve Anal ContinenceRAVINDER MITTAL; Fiscal Year: 2009..b>Fecal incontinence is reported approximately, 7-10% of women over the age of 60...
- NEUROTROPHINS, HORMONES AND POSTPAROUS INCONTINENCEPeter Smith; Fiscal Year: 2004..childbirth can produce permanent dysfunction of the pelvic musculature, in many cases leading to urinary and fecal incontinence. Damage to the pelvic nerves and failure to achieve complete reinnervation account for much of the deficit...
- Population Base Multi-Ethnic Study of Pelvic DisordersFirouz Daneshgari; Fiscal Year: 2006..study is proposed to examine risk factors of Female Pelvic Floor Disorders (FPFD: urinary incontinence, fecal incontinence, and pelvic organ prolapse) in conjunction with an on-going case-control study of breast cancer now underway...
- BIOFEEDBACK SYSTEM FOR URINARY AND FECAL INCONTINENCEEDWARD MC GOWAN; Fiscal Year: 1992..A pre-production model will be assigned, constructed, and clinically evaluated. Production documentation and preparation for FDA submission will conclude Phase II...
- BEHAVIORAL VS. DRUG INTERVENTION FOR URINARY INCONTINENCKathryn Burgio; Fiscal Year: 1993..focused her research on the development and testing of behavioral methods for the treatment of urinary and fecal incontinence. In her new position as Director of Research at the Benedum Geriatric Center at the University of Pittsburgh,..
- FECAL-INCONTINENCE MONITORDavid Putnam; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- FECAL-INCONTINENCE MONITORDavid Putnam; Fiscal Year: 2000..There are additional applications for this gas sensing technique in other biomedical applications and in general industry. ..
- AUTOMATICALLY SENSING FECAL INCONTINENCE IN BEDMark Friedman; Fiscal Year: 1999..vicinity of the bed and automatically signal a caregiver when the occupant of the bed has had an episode of fecal incontinence. In nursing homes substantial proportions of frail elderly residents are incontinent of stool, this system ..
- ANORECTAL MANIFESTATIONS OF FEMALE PELVIC FLOOR DISORDERAdil Bharucha; Fiscal Year: 2002Pelvic floor disorders in females include two under recognized, yet potentially devastating manifestations, fecal incontinence (FI) and obstructed defecation (OD)...
- CONTROL OF RECTOANAL MOTILITYKathleen Keef; Fiscal Year: 2003..Millions of Americans suffer from diseases of the rectoanal region which lead to either constipation or fecal incontinence. The experiments outlined in this proposal will provide important new information regarding the anatomical ..
- Epidemiology and Mechanisms of Fecal IncontinenceAdil Bharucha; Fiscal Year: 2005b>Fecal incontinence (FI) is a socially devastating symptom in older women and may contribute to institutionalization. The epidemiology and pathophysiology of "idiopathic" FI is incompletely understood...
- Raising Literacy and Capacity for Incontinence and Skin Care in DementiaDonna Bliss; Fiscal Year: 2009..Americans are providing informal caregiving for persons with AD, and 32 % provide help for urinary and/or fecal incontinence. Yet people are reluctant to inform their healthcare provider about incontinence, and providers rarely ..
- Impact of Fiber Fermentation on Fecal IncontinenceDonna Bliss; Fiscal Year: 2007unreadable] DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Fecal incontinence (FI), the involuntary leakage of feces, is a chronic problem with debilitating effects on health and well-being...
- Female Pelvic Floor Disorders and Sexual FunctionsVictoria Handa; Fiscal Year: 2007..DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Pelvic floor disorders (PFDs), including urinary incontinence, fecal incontinence, and pelvic organ prolapse, affect one-third of adult women...
- Advancing the Treatment of Fecal & Urinary IncontinenceWilliam Whitehead; Fiscal Year: 2003..b>Fecal incontinence affects 2...
- Gastrointestinal Biopsychosocial Research CenterWilliam Whitehead; Fiscal Year: 2008..research on the pathophysiology and treatment of functional GI disorders including irritable bowel syndrome, fecal incontinence, and pelvic floor dyssynergia...
- Pelvic Floor Changes Before and After BirthREBECCA GLENN ROGERS; Fiscal Year: 2010..This project will provide fundamental data to guide future decisions about labor interventions to prevent PF changes as well as data-based decisions regarding maternal request cesarean. ..
- BOTULINUM TOXIN THERAPY FOR INTERSTITIAL CYSTITIS/CHRON*Mary FitzGerald; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- A new tool to diagnose female urinary incontinenceCatherine Bradley; Fiscal Year: 2008..Bradley's research career development. Dr. Bradley has the enthusiastic support of the Colleges of Medicine and Public Health, the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecologv and her mentors and collaborators. ..
- Function of the Urethra in Continent WomenKimberly Kenton; Fiscal Year: 2008..Normative ranges will be calculated for EMG, current perception thresholds, and urethral pressures for Caucasian and African American women. These data can then be used by other centers as reference data. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Integrating Interventions to Improve Fecal IncontinenceJohn Schnelle; Fiscal Year: 2008unreadable] DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Fecal incontinence (FI) is a common and costly problem among this country's 1.5 million nursing home (NH) residents...
- Research Symposium on Functional Abdoninal Pain in ChildrenSamuel Nurko; Fiscal Year: 2007..7. To educate the NASPGHAN membership on the state of the art of functional abdominal pain and IBS in children. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- PLACEBO CONTROLLED STUDY OF BACLOFEN FOR GERD IN CHILDREN WITH CEREBRAL PALSYSamuel Nurko; Fiscal Year: 2008..This study will serve as a basis to test the medication in otherwise healthy children with GERD. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Providing Choice to Nursing Home Residents: A Quality of Life InterventionJohn F Schnelle; Fiscal Year: 2010..Such observations-and the data they generate-are essential for effective staff training and management. ..
- Sensory Testing in Subjects with Interstitial CystitisMary FitzGerald; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- Primary Care Clinics for Estimating Prevalence & Incidence of Elder MistreatmentTerry Fulmer; Fiscal Year: 2008..We will develop and test effective strategies for screening for elder mistreatment that can be replicated nationally. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- HSP27 Association with Thin Filaments in Colonic MuscleKHALIL BITAR; Fiscal Year: 2009..abstract_text> ..
- MSMW: Pathways, Motives and BehaviorsKarolynn Siegel; Fiscal Year: 2009..The study's finding will offer novel and important information about a high risk subpopulation of MSMW, and will yield important information that can guide the development of preventive interventions. ..
- One Step Incontinence Management SystemNahla Al Samarrai; Fiscal Year: 2003..Thus in order to make the One Step system available, we will be contracting with manufacturers and distributors. ..