Bowel Incontinence News and Research

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Bowel incontinence or fecal incontinence is a condition that is a primarily associated with an inability to control bowel movements. This means that the patient is unable to hold stools that leak uncontrollably from the rectum via the anus.
Salix enters definitive agreement to acquire Oceana Therapeutics

Salix enters definitive agreement to acquire Oceana Therapeutics

Nursing home residence may allow for 'on-admission' prediction model of C. difficile infection severity

Nursing home residence may allow for 'on-admission' prediction model of C. difficile infection severity

NIH selects Women & Infants to participate in Pelvic Floor Disorders Network

NIH selects Women & Infants to participate in Pelvic Floor Disorders Network

National Centre for Bowel Research and Surgical Innovation to be set up in London

National Centre for Bowel Research and Surgical Innovation to be set up in London

Combination therapy more effective for fecal incontinence

Combination therapy more effective for fecal incontinence

First bioengineered anal sphincter for treatment of fecal and urinary incontinence

First bioengineered anal sphincter for treatment of fecal and urinary incontinence

InterStim Therapy now available for treatment of chronic bowel incontinence

InterStim Therapy now available for treatment of chronic bowel incontinence

FDA approves Oceana's Solesta for treatment of fecal incontinence

FDA approves Oceana's Solesta for treatment of fecal incontinence

UK's NICE issues guidance on PTNS treatment for faecal incontinence

UK's NICE issues guidance on PTNS treatment for faecal incontinence

Oceana Therapeutics receives FDA approval for Solesta injectable gel to treat fecal incontinence

Oceana Therapeutics receives FDA approval for Solesta injectable gel to treat fecal incontinence

Loss of elasticity and protein breakdown cause pelvic organ prolapse

Loss of elasticity and protein breakdown cause pelvic organ prolapse

Devrom is effective for eliminating flatulence, stool odor issues

Devrom is effective for eliminating flatulence, stool odor issues

Uroplasty to present Urgent PC, Macroplastique products study data at upcoming meetings

Uroplasty to present Urgent PC, Macroplastique products study data at upcoming meetings

FDA issues Approvable Letter for Oceana's Solesta in treatment for bowel incontinence

FDA issues Approvable Letter for Oceana's Solesta in treatment for bowel incontinence

FDA approves Medtronic's InterStim Therapy to improve bowel control

FDA approves Medtronic's InterStim Therapy to improve bowel control

The Lancet publishes Oceana's Solesta injectable gel study results against fecal incontinence

The Lancet publishes Oceana's Solesta injectable gel study results against fecal incontinence

FDA grants Mederi 510(k) clearance for new MDRF1 radiofrequency generator

FDA grants Mederi 510(k) clearance for new MDRF1 radiofrequency generator

FDA Advisory Panel recommends approval of Solesta for bowel incontinence

FDA Advisory Panel recommends approval of Solesta for bowel incontinence

Dementia patients should receive high-quality palliative care

Dementia patients should receive high-quality palliative care

New microtechnology approach may prevent pelvic autonomic nerve injury in rectal cancer surgical procedure

New microtechnology approach may prevent pelvic autonomic nerve injury in rectal cancer surgical procedure