After a spinal cord injury, can we predict who will recover independent bowel management during the first year?

Publicerad av Wellspect HealthCare, 2022-03-08 09:00

Neurogenic bowel dysfunction (NBD) with symptoms of constipation and fecal incontinence is a common complication of traumatic spinal cord injury. In a new study, the aim was to identify factors that could predict the recovery of independent bowel function to assist clinicians in their prognosis of bowel function and to guide them to bowel management strategies useful for the patient.

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Ämne: bowel dysfunction, bowel management, spinal cord injury (SCI)

Talk about constipation!

Publicerad av Anna Mars, 2020-11-26 09:00

Sun Jung Oh et al present one of the largest cross-sectional, population based online surveys in the US with the aim to determine the prevalence and predictors of individuals seeking healthcare for their constipation and the use of and satisfaction with over-the-counter medications in treating constipation.

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Ämne: bowel dysfunction, functional constipation, constipation

It's estimated that about 40% of the pediatric urology consultations are related to bladder bowel dysfunction (BBD)

Publicerad av Anna Mars, 2019-11-11 11:15

These symptoms of the lower urinary tract should be addressed early, as it may continue throughout adulthood, leading to significant morbidity.

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Ämne: science alert, bowel dysfunction, bladder dysfunction