Bowel function after minimally invasive urogynecologic surgery: a prospective randomized controlled trial.

OBJECTIVES The goals of this study were to assess the effect of a standardized postoperative bowel regimen of over-the-counter medications on (1) time to first bowel movement (BM) and (2) pain level associated with first BM in subjects undergoing minimally invasive urogynecologic surgery. METHODS Eligible patients scheduled to undergo minimally invasive… CONTINUE READING