Danny De Looze

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The aim of the study was to report our results of sacral nerve stimulation in patients with pelvic pain after failed conservative treatment. From 1992 to August 1998 we treated 111 patients (40 males, 71 females, ages 46 ± 16 years) with chronic pelvic pain. All patients with causal treatment were excluded from this study. Pelvic floor training,(More)
The purpose of this study was to identify endoscopic and clinical parameters influencing the decision-making in salvage of endoscopically unmanageable, nonvariceal upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage (UGIH) and to report the outcome of selected therapy. We retrospectively retrieved all cases of surgery and arteriography for arrest of endoscopically(More)
From a questionnaire sent to 90 spinal cord injury (SCI) patients it is concluded that 58% of patients with a complete SCI above L2 suffer from constipation, defined as two or fewer bowel movements per week, or the use of aids such as laxatives, manual evacuation or enemas. Tetraplegic patients had the highest prevalence of constipation, while patients with(More)
Constipation is frequently seen in patients with mental retardation (MR). Its pathophysiology is poorly understood. Measurement of colon transit time (CTT) differentiates between retentive and non-retentive constipation. To determine total and segmental CTT in MR patients compared to healthy controls. Of 250 residents, 60 patients older then 16, without(More)
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