Slow transit constipation: a model of human gut dysmotility. Review of possible aetiologies.

@article{Knowles2000SlowTC,
  title={Slow transit constipation: a model of human gut dysmotility. Review of possible aetiologies.},
  author={Charles Henry Knowles and Joanne Elizabeth Martin},
  journal={Neurogastroenterology and motility : the official journal of the European Gastrointestinal Motility Society},
  year={2000},
  volume={12 2},
  pages={181-96}
}
Slow transit constipation is a severe condition of gut dysmotility that predominantly affects young women and may result in surgical intervention. Current medical treatments for STC are often ineffective, and the outcome of surgery is unpredictable. STC was first described almost a century ago. Since this time, progress in improving therapy for this condition has been complicated by a lack of understanding of the aetiology, and great variation in the methods and criteria used for the study of… CONTINUE READING

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