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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Condition Specific Organizations

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 698 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Treatment Algorithm for Chronic Idiopathic Constipation and Constipation-Predominant Irritable Bowel Syndrome Derived from a Canadian National Survey and Needs Assessment on Choices of Therapeutic Agents.
 

Author(s): Yvonne Tse, David Armstrong, Christopher N Andrews, Alain Bitton, Brian Bressler, John Marshall, Louis W C Liu

Journal: Can J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2017 ;2017():8612189.

 

Background. Chronic idiopathic constipation (CIC) and constipation-predominant irritable bowel syndrome (IBS-C) are common functional lower gastrointestinal disorders that impair patients' quality of life. In a national survey, we aimed to evaluate (1) Canadian physician practice ...

Last Updated: 8 Mar 2017

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Cactus (Opuntia humifusa) water extract ameliorates loperamide-induced constipation in rats.
 

Author(s): Sung Hee Han, Kyungmi Park, Eun Young Kim, So Hyun Ahn, Hyun-Sun Lee, Hyung Joo Suh

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Korean cactus Cheonnyuncho (Opuntia humifusa) is rich in pectin, phenols, flavonoids, and minerals such as calcium and phosphorus. Some Koreans drink Cheonnyuncho juice prepared by grinding Cheonnyuncho with water. Cheonnyuncho is well known for its functional properties and antioxidant ...

Last Updated: 18 Jan 2017

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Chronic constipation diagnosis and treatment evaluation: the "CHRO.CO.DI.T.E." study.
 

Author(s): Massimo Bellini, Paolo Usai-Satta, Antonio Bove, Renato Bocchini, Francesca Galeazzi, Edda Battaglia, Pietro Alduini, Elisabetta Buscarini, Gabrio Bassotti,

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According to Rome criteria, chronic constipation (CC) includes functional constipation (FC) and irritable bowel syndrome with constipation (IBS-C). Some patients do not meet these criteria (No Rome Constipation, NRC). The aim of the study was is to evaluate the various clinical presentation ...

Last Updated: 15 Jan 2017

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The terms "Constipation" returned 134 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Prevalence and Predictors of Clozapine-Associated Constipation: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
 

Author(s): Ayala Shirazi, Brendon Stubbs, Lucia Gomez, Susan Moore, Fiona Gaughran, Robert J Flanagan, James H MacCabe, John Lally

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Constipation is a frequently overlooked side effect of clozapine treatment that can prove fatal. We conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis to estimate the prevalence and risk factors for clozapine-associated constipation. Two authors performed a systematic search of major ...

Last Updated: 9 Jun 2016

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Approach to Constipation in Children.
 

Author(s): Ujjal Poddar

Journal: Indian Pediatr. 2016 Apr;53(4):319-27.

 

There is a scarcity of literature, and prevalent misconceptions about constipation in India.

Last Updated: 9 May 2016

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An appraisal of clinical practice guidelines for constipation: a right attitude towards to guidelines.
 

Author(s): Hongliang Tian, Chao Ding, Jianfeng Gong, Xiaolong Ge, Lynne V McFarland, Lili Gu, Qiyi Chen, Chunlian Ma, Weiming Zhu, Jieshou Li, Ning Li

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Clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) are formally developed statements that assist users to provide proper health care for a kind of disease and play a significant contribution in healthcare system. This study report the methodological quality of CPGs on constipation.

Last Updated: 4 May 2016

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Methylnaltrexone for Opioid Induced Constipation
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Constipation

 

Last Updated: 20 Mar 2017

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Naloxegol in Cancer Opioid-Induced Constipation
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Constipation

 

Last Updated: 27 Feb 2017

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Clinical Trial on Palliative Cancer Patients With Constipation
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Constipation

 

Last Updated: 2 Dec 2016

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