Prospective study of the effects of postanal repair in neurogenic faecal incontinence.

@article{Womack1988ProspectiveSO,
  title={Prospective study of the effects of postanal repair in neurogenic faecal incontinence.},
  author={N R Womack and John F. Morrison and Norman S. Williams},
  journal={The British journal of surgery},
  year={1988},
  volume={75 1},
  pages={48-52}
}
The most important factor associated with a good result in the surgical treatment of neurogenic faecal incontinence by postanal repair is considered to be restoration of the obtuse anorectal angle. Sixteen patients (14F:2M; median age 59 years) with neurogenic faecal incontinence confirmed by a raised fibre density in the external anal sphincter underwent postanal repair. Pre- and postoperative manometric assessment was performed in 16 and radiological assessment in 12. Normal ranges for these… CONTINUE READING

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