Effects of Biofeedback Therapy on Anorectal Function in Obstructive Defecation

@article{Rao1997EffectsOB,
  title={Effects of Biofeedback Therapy on Anorectal Function in Obstructive Defecation},
  author={Satish S. C. Rao and Kimberly D. Welcher and Retta E. Pelsang},
  journal={Digestive Diseases and Sciences},
  year={1997},
  volume={42},
  pages={2197-2205}
}
Biofeedback therapy improves symptoms inpatients with constipation and obstructive defecation.Whether it also improves anorectal function is unclear.Our purpose was to investigate prospectively the effects of biofeedback therapy on subjective andobjective parameters of anorectal function in 25consecutive patients with obstructive defecation.Biofeedback therapy consisted of pelvic floor relaxationexercises (phase I) and neuromuscular conditioning ofrectal sensation and rectoanal coordination… CONTINUE READING

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