Fecal seepage and soiling: A problem of rectal sensation

  title={Fecal seepage and soiling: A problem of rectal sensation},
  author={B. Hoffmann and A. Timmcke and J. B. Gathright and T. Hicks and F. Opelka and D. Beck},
  journal={Diseases of the Colon & Rectum},
  • B. Hoffmann, A. Timmcke, +3 authors D. Beck
  • Published 1995
  • Medicine
  • Diseases of the Colon & Rectum
  • PURPOSE: To determine the physiologic alteration resulting in fecal seepage and soiling, results of anorectal manometric testing were evaluated in patients with varying degrees of fecal incontinence. METHODS: Anal manometric studies performed on 170 patients with fecal incontinence were reviewed. Results of their studies, including mean resting pressure, maximum resting pressure, maximum squeezing pressure, minimum rectal sensory volume, and minimum volume at which reflex relaxation first… CONTINUE READING
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