The longitudinal high-pressure zone profile in patients with fecal incontinence

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Objective:The aim of this study was to evaluate differences in the longitudinal high-pressure zone (HPZ) profile between incontinent patients and healthy controls.Methods:One hundred and fifty-six patients with fecal incontinence (mean age 63 yr; 139 women, 17 men) and 25 healthy controls (mean age 54 yr; 20 women, five men) underwent anorectal manometry… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1572-0241.1999.01373.x

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