Biofeedback provides long-term benefit for patients with intractable, slow and normal transit constipation.

  title={Biofeedback provides long-term benefit for patients with intractable, slow and normal transit constipation.},
  author={Efterpi Chiotakakou-Faliakou and M. Kamm and Anthony J. Roy and Julie Storrie and Immanuel Turner},
  volume={42 4},
BACKGROUND Many patients with idiopathic constipation do not respond to conventional medical treatments. Recently biofeedback has been proposed as an alternative treatment but the long-term results, and which patients benefit, are unknown. Treatment has usually been restricted to patients with normal colonic transit and impaired pelvic floor coordination on straining. AIMS To determine the efficacy and long-term outcome of biofeedback treatment in idiopathic constipation. METHODS One… CONTINUE READING
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