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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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He also developed fecal incontinence, oliguria and prerenal azotemia secondary to decrease fluid intake and gastrointestinal losses.
Further, the regeneration of muscle explains how NARF therapies, Stretta and Secca work to improve the symptoms that accompany GERD and fecal incontinence.
Since fecal impaction is a primary reason for fecal incontinence in the elderly, a plain radiograph is indicated to rule out an impaction.
Data Source: A prospective study of 133 patients with at least two episodes of fecal incontinence per week.
At the 1-month primary endpoint, 79% of the 61 patients in the study's intent-to-treat cohort--and 86% of patients in the per-protocol cohort--had experienced treatment success, which was defined as a 50% or greater reduction in fecal incontinence episodes, Dr.
Results of sacral neuromodulation on the urinary and fecal incontinence and sexuality in 20 women suffering from double incontinence.
Incontinence skin care requires timely and appropriate cleansing and protection that minimizes or prevents exposure of the perineal skin to urinary or fecal incontinence.
Injecting the anal sphincter with microscopic carbon beads led to a promising degree of improvement in fecal incontinence, based on interim results from a phase II study.
The Dignity line by Humanacare is designed for urinary incontinence only, while the Promise line by Scott Paper - which is sized by body weight - is useful for fecal incontinence, as well.
Internationally, Eric will also be leading Torax's European sales organization, based in London UK, which is focused on emerging markets for the LINX System and the FENIX([TM]) Continence Restoration System, indicated for fecal incontinence (FI).
Fecal incontinence is one of the most emotionally devastating of all nonfatal medical conditions, and there is a need for new and effective strategies when medical therapy fails.
Contract will be Including Two Multi-Center Clinical Studies That Will Analyze How The Use Of Their ProPep Nerve Monitoring System Can Help Reduce Nerve Damage Related Side-Effects, Such As Erectile Dysfunction And Urinary Incontinence In Robotic-Assisted Prostate Cancer Surgery, And Urinary And Fecal Incontinence In Robotic-Assisted Radical Hysterectomy Surgery