A unique approach to severe constipation.

Shanna Atnip, Joseph I. Schaffer

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Abstract

Sacral neuromodulation used for urge urinary incontinence, urgency-frequency, and nonobstructive urinary retention, has incidentally been noted to normalize bowel function. This 48-year old female with severe constipation who had failed all conservative treatment measures returned to normal defecatory function after sacral neuromodulation under the supervision of a nurse practitioner.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)348-350
Number of pages3
JournalUrologic nursing
Volume31
Issue number6
StatePublished - Nov 2011

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Urge Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Retention
Nurse Practitioners
Constipation
Conservative Treatment

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Atnip, S & Schaffer, JI 2011, 'A unique approach to severe constipation.', Urologic nursing, vol. 31, no. 6, pp. 348-350.
Atnip, Shanna ; Schaffer, Joseph I. / A unique approach to severe constipation. In: Urologic nursing. 2011 ; Vol. 31, No. 6. pp. 348-350.
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