Constipation

Common Name(s)

Constipation

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome Self Help and Support Group

The Irritable Bowel Syndrome Self Help and Support Group is a patient led and patient governed organization dedicated to helping everyone who suffers from IBS and other digestive health disorders, through patient communication, support, symptoms, causes, treatment, accurate information and education.

Last Updated: 12 Oct 2013

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Following organizations serve the condition "Constipation" for support, advocacy or research.

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome Self Help and Support Group

The Irritable Bowel Syndrome Self Help and Support Group is a patient led and patient governed organization dedicated to helping everyone who suffers from IBS and other digestive health disorders, through patient communication, support, symptoms, causes, treatment, accurate information and education.

http://www.ibsgroup.org

Last Updated: 12 Oct 2013

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Constipation" returned 768 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Epidemiology of Paediatric constipation in Indonesia and its association with exposure to stressful life events.
 

Author(s): Hanifah Oswari, Fatima Safira Alatas, Badriul Hegar, William Cheng, Arnesya Pramadyani, Marc Alexander Benninga, Shaman Rajindrajith

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We aimed to study the epidemiology and risk factors, including exposure to emotional stress, for constipation in Indonesian children and adolescents of 10-17 year age group.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Subtotal colonic bypass plus colostomy with antiperistaltic cecoproctostomy for the treatment of slow transit constipation in an aged population: A retrospective control study.
 

Author(s): Yang Yang, Yong-Li Cao, Wen-Hang Wang, Yuan-Yao Zhang, Nan Zhao, Dong Wei

Journal: World J. Gastroenterol.. 2018 Jun;24(23):2491-2500.

 

To compare the efficacy, improved quality of life, and prognosis in patients undergoing either subtotal colonic bypass with antiperistaltic cecoproctostomy (SCBAC) or subtotal colonic bypass plus colostomy with antiperistaltic cecoproctostomy (SCBCAC) for the treatment of slow transit constipation.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Efficacy and safety of acupuncture for functional constipation: a randomised, sham-controlled pilot trial.
 

Author(s): Hye-Yoon Lee, Oh-Jin Kwon, Jung-Eun Kim, Mikyeong Kim, Ae-Ran Kim, Hyo-Ju Park, Jung-Hyo Cho, Joo-Hee Kim, Sun-Mi Choi

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The prevalence of functional constipation (FC) is 3-27%, and FC has been reported to cause discomfort in daily life and various complications. The treatment for FC depends on laxatives, and thus, effective and non-toxic alternative treatments are needed.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Constipation" returned 150 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Chinese herbal medicine for opioid induced constipation in cancer patients: Protocol for a systematic review.
 

Author(s): Shuo Qi, Hezheng Lai, Yayue Zhang, Qing Dong, Xiaoshu Zhu

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2018 Sep;97(39):e12594.

 

Opioid induced constipation (OIC) is a symptom that is commonly encountered in cancer pain management. Chinese herbal medicine (CHM) has been widely used to improve OIC in China. Many clinical trials indicate that CHM could improve OIC. In this systematic review, we aim to evaluate ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Systematic review and meta-analysis of the effect of probiotic supplementation on functional constipation in children.
 

Author(s): Lei Jin, Lin Deng, Wei Wu, Zhenyi Wang, Wanjin Shao, Jianhua Liu

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2018 Sep;97(39):e12174.

 

To evaluate the effect of probiotic supplementation on functional constipation in children.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Chronic constipation: A review of literature.
 

Author(s): Mojgan Forootan, Nazila Bagheri, Mohammad Darvishi

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2018 May;97(20):e10631.

 

Chronic constipation is described as a common complication determined by difficult and/or rare passage of stool or both. The difference in definition of constipation has led to a wide range of reported prevalence (i.e., between 1% and 80%). Various factors are involved in the pathogenesis ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Naloxegol and Opioid-induced Constipation
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Constipation; Constipation Drug Induced

 

Last Updated: 20 Aug 2018

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Dried Plums (Prunes) vs. Polyethylene Glycol 4000 for Treatment of Functional Constipation in Children
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Functional Constipation

 

Last Updated: 21 Aug 2018

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Naloxegol in Cancer Opioid-Induced Constipation
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Constipation

 

Last Updated: 27 Feb 2017

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