Predictive factors for successful sacral nerve stimulation in the treatment of faecal incontinence: a 10-year cohort analysis.

@article{Dudding2008PredictiveFF,
  title={Predictive factors for successful sacral nerve stimulation in the treatment of faecal incontinence: a 10-year cohort analysis.},
  author={T C Dudding and D Par{\'e}s and Carolynne J. Vaizey and M. Kamm},
  journal={Colorectal disease : the official journal of the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland},
  year={2008},
  volume={10 3},
  pages={249-56}
}
OBJECTIVE Sacral nerve stimulation (SNS) is an established treatment for faecal incontinence. We aimed to identify specific factors that could predict the outcome of temporary and permanent stimulation. METHOD A cohort analysis was performed to identify potential predictive factors in 81 patients who underwent temporary SNS at a single institution over a 10-year period (June 1996 to June 2006). Data were obtained from prospectively collected patient symptom diaries and quality of life… CONTINUE READING

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