An implanted neuromuscular stimulator for fecal continence following previously implanted gracilis muscle. Report of a case.

@article{Baeten1988AnIN,
  title={An implanted neuromuscular stimulator for fecal continence following previously implanted gracilis muscle. Report of a case.},
  author={Cor G. M. I. Baeten and Frank Spaans and A Fluks},
  journal={Diseases of the colon and rectum},
  year={1988},
  volume={31 2},
  pages={134-7}
}
A young woman had been treated previously with a gracilis muscle transposition because of anal atresia thus enabling her to maintain continence by active muscle contraction, which, however, she could sustain for only a few minutes. Implantation of a neuromuscular stimulator resulted in perfectly controllable sphincter function. 

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