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Fecal Incontinence

Known as: bowel incontinent, incontinent bowel, Afforingsinkontinens 
Failure of voluntary control of the anal sphincters, with involuntary passage of feces and flatus.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
Background: Fecal calprotectin is a marker of inflammation in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Since mucosal healing has become… Expand
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Review
2010
Review
2010
P. Abrams , K.E. Andersson, L. Birder, L. Brubaker, L. Cardozo, C. Chapple, A. Cottenden, W. Davila, D. de Ridder, R. Dmochowski… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
OBJECTIVE: To prospectively investigate the relationship between anal sphincter tears and postpartum fecal and urinary… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Background and aims: The clinical course of inflammatory bowel disease is characterised by a succession of relapses and… Expand
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Review
2004
Review
2004
Fecal incontinence occurs when the normal anatomy or physiology that maintains the structure and function of the anorectal unit… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND & AIMS Behavioral treatment (biofeedback) has been reported to improve fecal incontinence but has not been compared… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
PURPOSE: This goal of this research was to develop and evaluate the psychometrics of a health-related quality of life scale… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
PURPOSE: The purpose of this research was to develop and evaluate a severity rating score for fecal incontinence, the Fecal… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Background Existing scales for assessing faecal incontinence have not been validated against clinical assessment, or with regard… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
OBJECTIVE Fecal incontinence represents an embarrassing social problem, the magnitude of which remains largely unknown. The… Expand
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