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

Economic Evaluation of Linaclotide for the Treatment of Adult Patients With Chronic Idiopathic Constipation in the United States.
 

Author(s): Huan Huang, Douglas C Aa Taylor, Robyn T Carson, Phil Sarocco, Mark Friedman, Michael Munsell, Steven I Blum, Joseph Menzin

Journal: Manag Care. 2016 Feb;25(2):41-8.

 

To evaluate the effectiveness and costs of linaclotide (Linzess) versus lubiprostone (Amitiza) in the treatment of adult patients with chronic idiopathic constipation (CIC).

Last Updated: 24 Mar 2016

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CO2 insufflation or warm water infusion for unsedated colonoscopy: A randomized controlled trial in patients with chronic constipation in China.
 

Author(s): Sharmila Subramaniam, Kesavan Kandiah, Pradeep Bhandari

Journal: Saudi J Gastroenterol. ;22(1):1-2.

 

Last Updated: 2 Feb 2016

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Diagnostic Performance of Self-Assessment for Constipation in Patients With Long-Term Opioid Treatment.
 

Author(s): Sascha Tafelski, Felicitas Bellin, Claudia Denke, Torsten Beutlhauser, Thomas Fritzsche, Christina West, Michael Schäfer

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2015 Dec;94(50):e2227.

 

Constipation is a prevalent comorbidity affecting ∼50% of patients with long-term opioid therapy. In clinical routine different diagnostic instruments are in use to identify patients under risk. The aim of this study was to assess the diagnostic performance of an 11-item Likert ...

Last Updated: 19 Dec 2015

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The terms "Constipation" returned 124 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Inhibition of ileal bile acid transporter: An emerging therapeutic strategy for chronic idiopathic constipation.
 

Author(s): Paula Mosińska, Jakub Fichna, Martin Storr

Journal: World J. Gastroenterol.. 2015 Jun;21(24):7436-42.

 

Chronic idiopathic constipation is a common disorder of the gastrointestinal tract that encompasses a wide profile of symptoms. Current treatment options for chronic idiopathic constipation are of limited value; therefore, a novel strategy is necessary with an increased effectiveness ...

Last Updated: 3 Jul 2015

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Epidemiology and management of chronic constipation in elderly patients.
 

Author(s): Maria Vazquez Roque, Ernest P Bouras

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Constipation is a common functional gastrointestinal disorder, with prevalence in the general population of approximately 20%. In the elderly population the incidence of constipation is higher compared to the younger population, with elderly females suffering more often from severe ...

Last Updated: 17 Jun 2015

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Systematic review of stimulant and nonstimulant laxatives for the treatment of functional constipation.
 

Author(s): Pierre Paré, Richard N Fedorak

Journal: Can J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2014 Nov;28(10):549-57.

 

Constipation is an uncomfortable and common condition that affects many, irrespective of age. Since 1500 BC and before, health care practitioners have provided treatments and prevention strategies to patients for chronic constipation despite the significant variation in both medical ...

Last Updated: 13 Nov 2014

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Last Updated: 31 Mar 2016

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Treatment of Chronic Constipation in Children With Lactobacillus Reuteri
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Constipation

 

Last Updated: 21 May 2014

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