Evidence-Based Update on Treatments of Fecal Incontinence in Women.

Academic Article


  • Fecal incontinence is a highly prevalent and distressing condition that has a negative impact on quality of life. The etiology is often multifactorial, and the evaluation and treatment of this condition can be hindered by a lack of understanding of the mechanisms and currently available treatment options. This article reviews the evidence-based update for the management of fecal incontinence.
  • Keywords

  • Accidental bowel leakage, Anal incontinence, Anal sphincter, Defecatory disorders, Fecal incontinence, Surgical treatment, Treatment, Antidiarrheals, Biocompatible Materials, Dietary Fiber, Electric Stimulation Therapy, Fecal Incontinence, Feeding Behavior, Female, Humans, Injections, Physical Therapy Modalities, Suburethral Slings
  • Digital Object Identifier (doi)

    Pubmed Id

  • 11498593
  • Author List

  • Meyer I; Richter HE
  • Start Page

  • 93
  • End Page

  • 119
  • Volume

  • 43
  • Issue

  • 1