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

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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Quantifying traditional Chinese medicine patterns using modern test theory: an example of functional constipation.
 

Author(s): Minxue Shen, Yuanwu Cui, Ming Hu, Linyong Xu

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The study aimed to validate a scale to assess the severity of "Yin deficiency, intestine heat" pattern of functional constipation based on the modern test theory.

Last Updated: 14 Jan 2017

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The terms "Constipation" returned 133 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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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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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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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