Constipation

Common Name(s)

Constipation

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Condition Specific Organizations

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

Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of Ficus carica paste for the management of functional constipation.
 

Author(s): Hyang-Im Baek, Ki-Chan Ha, Hye-Mi Kim, Eun-Kyung Choi, Eun-Ock Park, Byung-Hyun Park, Hye Jeong Yang, Min Jung Kim, Hee Joo Kang, Soo-Wan Chae

Journal: Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2016 ;25(3):487-96.

 

Constipation affects up to 20% of the world's population. The aim of this study was to investigate whether supplementation with Ficus carica paste could be used to treat constipation in Korean subjects with functional constipation.

Last Updated: 21 Jul 2016

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RELIABILITY OF BARR, LEECH, AND BLETHYN SCORE IN USING OF PLAIN RADIOGRAPHY IN DETERMINING FECAL IMPACTION IN CHILDREN WITH AND WITHOUT CONSTIPATION.
 

Author(s): Afshin Rezazadeh, Hazhir Javaherizadeh, Farzaneh Chahardahcherik, Mohammad Hossein Yavarahmadi, Nooshin Sadjadei, Morteza Tahmasebi

Journal: Arq Gastroenterol. ;53(3):141-5.

 

- Several scoring was developed for evaluation of children with fecal retention using plain radiograph. There are controversies about specificity and sensitivity of these scoring system.

Last Updated: 21 Jul 2016

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Living with constipation--older people's experiences and strategies with constipation before and during hospitalization.
 

Author(s): Lene Munch, Nina Tvistholm, Ingelise Trosborg, Hanne Konradsen

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Constipation is a common problem among older people. This study aimed to explore how older patients experience constipation and which strategies they used in handling the condition before and during hospitalization.

Last Updated: 28 Apr 2016

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The terms "Constipation" returned 135 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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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Comparison of the effectiveness of polyethylene glycol with and without electrolytes in constipation: a systematic review and network meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Peter Katelaris, Vasi Naganathan, Ken Liu, George Krassas, John Gullotta

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Polyethylene glycol is commonly used to manage constipation and is available with or without electrolytes. The addition of electrolytes dates back to its initial development as lavage solutions in preparation for gastrointestinal interventions. The clinical utility of the addition ...

Last Updated: 31 Mar 2016

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Consensus Recommendations on Initiating Prescription Therapies for Opioid-Induced Constipation.
 

Author(s): Charles E Argoff, Michael J Brennan, Michael Camilleri, Andrew Davies, Jeffrey Fudin, Katherine E Galluzzi, Jeffrey Gudin, Anthony Lembo, Steven P Stanos, Lynn R Webster

Journal: Pain Med. 2015 Dec;16(12):2324-37.

 

Aims of this consensus panel were to determine (1) an optimal symptom-based method for assessing opioid-induced constipation in clinical practice and (2) a threshold of symptom severity to prompt consideration of prescription therapy.

Last Updated: 9 Jan 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: 8 Dec 2015

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Naloxegol in Cancer Opioid-Induced Constipation
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Constipation

 

Last Updated: 15 Apr 2016

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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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