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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1943-2018
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
PURPOSE This randomized study was designed to compare the effect of sacral neuromodulation with optimal medical therapy in… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
OBJECTIVE To prospectively investigate the relationship between anal sphincter tears and postpartum fecal and urinary… (More)
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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… (More)
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2002
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2002
PURPOSE The aim of this trial was to evaluate the safety, efficacy, and impact on quality of life of the Acticon trade mark… (More)
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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… (More)
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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… (More)
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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… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
OBJECTIVE To investigate the effect of pregnancy and delivery on continence and to assess whether physical markers of collagen… (More)
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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… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
BACKGROUND Lacerations of the anal sphincter or injury to sphincter innervation during childbirth are major causes of fecal… (More)
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