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Synonyms for intestine

the part of the alimentary canal between the stomach and the anus

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Short Hills, NJ, March 21, 2018 --( Today, 25 million Americans are affected by either bladder control or bowel control issues, says the National Association for Continence (NAFC).
Loss of bowel control causes embarrassment, humiliation and significantly impacts quality of life for hundreds of millions of patients globally.
They also often experience symptoms such as loss of bladder or bowel control, loss of feeling in the legs or feet, and paralysis of the legs.
The secondary aim was to assess patients for gender-specific differences in bowel control after 4 years of age.
Dudding is internationally recognized as an expert in the use of neurostimulation for bowel control and the treatment of Fecal Incontinence and has extensive research publications in the field.
Synopsis: Neurogenic Bladder and Bowel are conditions in which a person lacks bladder and bowel control due to a brain, spinal cord, or nerve condition.
Loss of bladder or bowel control too can be symptoms.
The ability to hold on for a short time after feeling the urge to go to the toilet without accidental loss of faeces indicates healthy bowel control and passing an easy motion within a minute of sitting on the toilet, ideally without straining, pain or discomfort indicates good digestion.
"Medtronic continues to invest in fully implantable bladder control and bowel control therapies, and the addition of the Nuro system to our existing portfolio of products will introduce more people suffering from bladder control issues to the benefits of neuromodulation."
WASHINGTON -- Use of a vaginal bowel control device currently under review by the Food and Drug Administration resulted in a significant reduction of fecal incontinence episodes and significant improvements in quality of life, with only mild and transient adverse events, a pivotal study has shown.
In addition, he regained bladder and bowel control, and sexual function.
Bowel control and symptoms were graded according to the PedsQL Gastrointestinal Symptom Scale (PedsQL-GSS) [10], which was administered to the patients and parents of both groups.
Kaszeta added: "There are none of the other signs you would expect to see in the aftermath of a chemical attack, such as intermediate levels of casualties, severe visual problems, vomiting and loss of bowel control."
After 12 weeks, they experienced improvements in sensation and muscle strength, which was associated with enhanced potency and improved bladder and bowel control that eventually allowed patients to live catheter-free.