Sacral neuromodulation for the treatment of faecal incontinence following proctectomy.

@article{Mizrahi2017SacralNF,
  title={Sacral neuromodulation for the treatment of faecal incontinence following proctectomy.},
  author={Ido Mizrahi and Sami Ahmed Chadi and Nissim Haim and Dana R. Sands and Brooke H Gurland and Massarat Zutshi and S D Wexner and Giovanna Marques da Silva},
  journal={Colorectal disease : the official journal of the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland},
  year={2017},
  volume={19 5},
  pages={
          O145-O152
        }
}
AIM This study assessed the effectiveness of sacral neuromodulation (SNM) for faecal incontinence (FI) following proctectomy with colorectal or coloanal anastomosis. METHODS An Institutional Review Board (IRB)-approved database identified patients treated for FI following proctectomy (SNM-P) for benign or malignant disease, who were matched 1:1 according to preoperative Cleveland Clinic Florida Faecal Incontinence Scores (CCF-FIS) with patients without proctectomy (SNM-NP). Primary outcome… CONTINUE READING
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