A unique approach to severe constipation.

Shanna Atnip, Joseph I. Schaffer

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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
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jan 1 2011

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  • Medicine(all)


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