Outcomes of GatekeeperTM prosthesis implantation for the treatment of fecal incontinence: a multicenter observational study

@article{Trenti2017OutcomesOG,
  title={Outcomes of GatekeeperTM prosthesis implantation for the treatment of fecal incontinence: a multicenter observational study},
  author={Loris Trenti and Sebastiano Biondo and Fernando Noguerales and Jes{\'u}s Nomdedeu and Alba Coret and Roland Scherer and Dom{\'e}nico Fraccalvieri and Riccardo Frago and Esther Kreisler},
  journal={Techniques in Coloproctology},
  year={2017},
  volume={21},
  pages={963-970}
}
The implantation of Gatekeeper ™ (GK) represents a new option for the treatment of fecal incontinence (FI). The aim of this study was to analyze the postoperative morbidity associated with GK and to determine its clinical efficacy after at least 1 year of follow-up. This was a multicenter, retrospective and longitudinal study of patients with FI who were treated with GK at our institutions between January 2010 and December 2015. Patients with FI without sphincter lesions or with sphincter… CONTINUE READING