Resolution of constipation and defecatory
symptoms is likely and should be seen within 1 month.
As for the approach to assessing for slow transit once a defecatory
disorder is excluded, the statement says, "consideration should be given to assessing colonic transit by radiopaque markers, scintigraphy, or a wireless motility capsule in patients with persistent symptoms on laxatives.
In this phase, the subjects filled out self-monitoring of each defecatory
episode and were psychophysiologically assessed once a week.
Edwards LL, Quigley EMM, Harned RK, et al: Defecatory
function in Parkinson's disease: Response to apomorphine.
For example, subcutaneous injections of apomorphine have translated to positive effects on intestinal motility (improvement of the defecatory
mechanisms and anorectal dysfunction [6, 32, 131, 132]) and UPDRS motor scores (in about 70% of PD patients ), although adverse effects such as orthostatic hypotension (in 50% of patients), nausea, and drowsiness (in 75% of patients) may occur following administration of this DA agonist [8, 134].
Patients did report subjective improvement in their defecatory
symptoms with both probiotic preparations, but use of validated questionnaires would have strengthened this finding.
2013) Outcomes of a comprehensive nonsurgical approach to pelvic floor rehabilitation for urinary symptoms, defecatory
dysfunction, and pelvic pain.
Patients may present with pain, pressure, urinary and fecal incontinence, constipation, urinary retention and defecatory
While not a life-threatening condition, women with POP often experience pelvic discomfort, disruption of their sexual, urinary, and defecatory
functions, and an overall reduction in their quality of life.
A tight bridge may cause significant postoperative pain as well as defecatory
dysfunction by partially obstructing the rectosigmoid.
disorders--pelvic or anal dysfunction (pelvic-floor dyssynergia) causes symptoms such as tedious or impossible evacuation despite prolonged straining.
Main outcomes: age, indication for surgery, operating time, estimated blood loss, intra-operative complications, hospitalization time, incidence of postoperative urinary, defecatory
or sexual dysfunction, developing urinary incontinence, mesh-derived complications, prolapse recurrence, subjective cure rate, objective cure rate, satisfaction, pregnancies after surgery.
Suspicion of defecatory
disorders (eg, pelvic floor dyssynergia)
Pouch of Douglas hernia is an important but often unrecognized cause of pelvic pressure and defecatory