Peristeen integrated transanal irrigation system successfully treats faecal incontinence in children.

@article{Corbett2014PeristeenIT,
  title={Peristeen integrated transanal irrigation system successfully treats faecal incontinence in children.},
  author={Philip Corbett and Amelia Denny and Karen Dick and Padraig S. J. Malone and Stephen J. Griffin and Michael P Stanton},
  journal={Journal of pediatric urology},
  year={2014},
  volume={10 2},
  pages={219-22}
}
OBJECTIVE Faecal incontinence secondary to myelomeningocele, Hirschsprung disease, and anorectal anomalies remains a significant and common problem. We aimed to report our 5-year experience with the Peristeen trans-anal irrigation system (TAIS) to manage such children. PATIENTS AND METHOD This study was a combination of a retrospective case note review and assessment using a validated quality of life questionnaire (QOL) to determine pre- and post-TAIS bowel function and continence. QOL scores… CONTINUE READING

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