Sacral nerve neuromodulation is effective treatment for fecal incontinence in the presence of a sphincter defect, pudendal neuropathy, or previous sphincter repair.

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PURPOSE To assess the effectiveness of sacral nerve neurostimulation in the setting of sphincter defects, previous sphincter repair, or pudendal neuropathy. METHODS A total of 55 patients underwent insertion of a sacral nerve neurostimulator for fecal incontinence. There were 52 female and 3 male patients, with a mean age of 51 (range, 25-65) years and a… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/DCR.0b013e3181ceeb22

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