Constipation

Known as: UMMETUS, Costiveness, constipating 
Infrequent or difficult evacuation of FECES. These symptoms are associated with a variety of causes, including low DIETARY FIBER intake, emotional or… (More)
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Review
2017
Review
2017
Functional gastrointestinal disorders (FGIDs) are diagnosed and classified using the Rome criteria; the criteria may change over… (More)
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Review
2017
Review
2017
BACKGROUND Opioid use, abuse, and adverse consequences, including death, have escalated at an alarming rate since the 1990s. In… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
BACKGROUND & AIMS Colonic transit time (CTT) traditionally is assessed with radiopaque markers (ROMs), which requires radiation… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
BACKGROUND Effective treatments for irritable bowel syndrome with constipation (IBS-C) are lacking. AIM To assess the efficacy… (More)
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Review
2006
Review
2006
The clinical diagnosis of Parkinson's disease rests on the identification of the characteristics related to dopamine deficiency… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND We undertook to determine whether adjuvant vinorelbine plus cisplatin prolongs overall survival among patients with… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND & AIMS The cause of slow-transit constipation is incompletely understood. Recent observations suggest a central role… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND Patients with myeloma who relapse after high-dose chemotherapy have few therapeutic options. Since increased bone… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
PURPOSE Constipation is a common complaint; however, clinical presentation varies with each individual. The aim of this study was… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
BACKGROUND Chronic constipation may result from many mechanisms including colonic inertia or rectosigmoid outlet delay, but risk… (More)
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