Effectiveness of biofeedback therapy in the treatment of anterior resection syndrome after rectal cancer surgery.

@article{Kim2011EffectivenessOB,
  title={Effectiveness of biofeedback therapy in the treatment of anterior resection syndrome after rectal cancer surgery.},
  author={Kyung Ho Kim and Chang Sik Yu and Yong Yoon and Sang Nam Yoon and Seok-Byung Lim and Jin Cheon Kim},
  journal={Diseases of the colon and rectum},
  year={2011},
  volume={54 9},
  pages={1107-13}
}
BACKGROUND Although anterior resection syndrome commonly occurs after anal sphincter-saving surgery, no standard treatment option is currently available. OBJECTIVE The aim of the present study was to evaluate the clinical effectiveness of biofeedback in patients with anterior resection syndrome after sphincter-saving surgery for rectal cancer. DESIGN This study was a retrospective review of data collected during the course of treatment. SETTINGS Patients were treated at a teaching… CONTINUE READING

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