Treatment of neurogenic bowel dysfunction using transanal irrigation: a multicenter Italian study

@article{Popolo2008TreatmentON,
  title={Treatment of neurogenic bowel dysfunction using transanal irrigation: a multicenter Italian study},
  author={Giulio Del Popolo and G Mosiello and Camilla Pilati and M. Lamartina and Francesco Battaglino and Piero Buffa and Tiziana Redaelli and Gianfranco Lamberti and Mauro Menarini and Paolo Di Benedetto and Mario De Gennaro},
  journal={Spinal Cord},
  year={2008},
  volume={46},
  pages={517-522}
}
Study design:Thirty-six patients with unsatisfactory treatment of neurogenic bowel dysfunctions (NBD) were enrolled from Spinal Units and Rehabilitation Centers in Italy. Treatment was for 3 weeks using a newly developed integrated system with an enema continence catheter for transanal irrigation (Peristeen, Coloplast A/S Kokkedal Denmark).Objectives:To evaluate the effects of Peristeen Anal Irrigation on NBD and patient quality of life (QoL).Setting:Italy.Methods:Lesion level, ambulatory… CONTINUE READING

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