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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… Expand
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Review
2013
Review
2013
Constipation is a very common symptom. Prompted by several advances since the last technical review 15 years ago,1 this update… Expand
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
BACKGROUND Evidence suggests that gut flora may play an important role in the pathophysiology of the irritable bowel syndrome… Expand
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Review
2011
Review
2011
We aimed to review the published literature regarding the epidemiology of constipation in the general paediatric and adult… Expand
Review
2006
Review
2006
Man should strive to have his intestines relaxed all the days of his life. Moses Maimonides, AD 1135–1204 A good set of bowels… Expand
Review
2006
Review
2006
The clinical diagnosis of Parkinson's disease rests on the identification of the characteristics related to dopamine deficiency… Expand
Review
2004
Review
2004
OBJECTIVE:The aim of this study was to systematically review the published literature regarding prevalence, risk factors… Expand
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Review
2000
Review
2000
The symptom of constipation is very common.1,2 The aisles of any drugstore confirm the impact of this problem. The goal of this… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
1973
Highly Cited
1973
The effects of inflating a balloon introduced through a sigmoidoscope to 35 cm in the pelvic colon have been observed and… Expand