incontinence

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incontinence

[in′känt·ən·əns]
(medicine)
Inability to control the natural evacuations, as the feces or the urine; specifically, involuntary evacuation from organic causes.
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Inflammation or scarring in the rectum can lead to urgency and bowel incontinence.
We are excited about Solesta's prospects as a unique treatment for bowel incontinence and are well prepared to provide physicians and patients with product support by leveraging the strengths of our U.
These growing patient populations are turning to the internet for treatment information on gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and bowel incontinence.
In medical literature, ABL can be referred to as "fecal or bowel incontinence.
Prevalence of occasional or frequent bladder or bowel incontinence without a toileting plan
The Company's Secca System for the treatment of bowel incontinence received clearance from the FDA in March 2002.
The funds will be used to support and expand on the rapidly growing use of Mederi's Stretta therapy for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) and Secca therapy for Bowel Incontinence.
I had bladder and bowel incontinence, visual impairment in both eyes and couldn't see for times.
Even bowel incontinence cannot touch my dignity unless I let it.
With recently released second generation technology, Stretta for GERD and Secca for Bowel Incontinence, featuring enhancements in safety and ease of use, are ultra-minimally invasive outpatient treatments that deliver RF to the sphincter muscles at either end of the digestive system.
Embarrassment caused by bladder or bowel incontinence, or the presence of an indwelling catheter, can stifle sexual interest.