Sacral nerve stimulation can improve continence in patients with Crohn's disease with internal and external anal sphincter disruption.

@article{Vitton2008SacralNS,
  title={Sacral nerve stimulation can improve continence in patients with Crohn's disease with internal and external anal sphincter disruption.},
  author={V Vitton and Julie Gigout and J -C Grimaud and Michel Bouvier and Ariadne Desjeux and Pierre Orsoni},
  journal={Diseases of the colon and rectum},
  year={2008},
  volume={51 6},
  pages={924-7}
}
PURPOSE Sacral nerve stimulation is a technique commonly used for the treatment of idiopathic incontinence. This study was designed to assess the efficiency of sacral nerve stimulation as a means of treating fecal incontinence in patients with Crohn's disease with disrupted internal and external anal sphincters. METHODS Five patients (3 women) with fecal incontinence suffering from Crohn's disease-related anoperineal lesions were treated by applying three weeks of sacral nerve stimulation and… CONTINUE READING

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