In 4 patients no cause was detected in pelvic MRI, and in these cases neurogenic cause may be attributed for which patients were subjected to conservative bowel management
[ClickPress, Fri May 17 2019] The global bowel management
systems market Size is expected to see strong grow by 2025.
In particular, among the self-management behaviors, a bowel management
program posed the greatest challenge to children with SB and their parents and was the area with the highest demand for information (Erickson & Ray, 2004; Sawin & Thompson, 2009).
Coggrave et al., "A randomized, controlled trial of transanal irrigation versus conservative bowel management
in spinal cord-injured patients," Gastroenterology, vol.
The impact of stoma for bowel management
after spinal cord injury.
Bladder and bowel management
are common concerns for women with SCI when having intercourse.
Abdominal massage has been shown to be a safe, effective, and noninvasive form of bowel management
in the general population [14, 22, 23], as well as people with multiple sclerosis and stroke [5, 13, 24-26].
If an antimuscarinic is effective but causes constipation or dry mouth, don't give up on that drug class without trying to manage side effects through bowel management
, fluid management, modifying the dose, or trying another antimuscarinic.
For people with SCI, bowel management
may be a less apparent, though no less significant, challenge than mobility impairment , In fact, bowel management
may be the greatest challenge, especially with regard to RTW .
The team attending to the person with spina bifida needs to emphasise that successful bowel management
means that accidents will happen infrequently and that normal underclothing may be worn.
The management of neuropathic bowel dysfunction starts with conservative measures, including diet modification, oral laxatives, rectal enemas, manual evacuation or various combinations of these measures.[sup.7,8] Unfortunately, many patients fail to adequately respond to conservative bowel management
We have demonstrated, albeit in a small study, that Peristeen[c] is a safe and effective bowel management
system for children with chronic idiopathic constipation not caused by neuropathic bowel disturbance.