Non-surgical management of faecal incontinence

Citation
Mj. Cheetham et al., Non-surgical management of faecal incontinence, HOSP MED, 62(9), 2001, pp. 538-541
Citations number
22
Language
INGLESE
art.tipo
Article
Categorie Soggetti
General & Internal Medicine
Journal title
HOSPITAL MEDICINE
ISSN journal
1462-3935 → ACNP
Volume
62
Issue
9
Year of publication
2001
Pages
538 - 541
Database
ISI
SICI code
1462-3935(200109)62:9<538:NMOFI>2.0.ZU;2-R
Abstract
Faecal incontinence is a common symptom causing reduction in quality of lif e and social isolation. Conservative treatments should be used as first and second lines of therapy and can also be of use as adjuncts to surgical tre atment. This article reviews the current status of these modalities of trea tment.