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Incontinence fécale: physiopathologie et traitement

Fecal incontinence: pathophysiology and treatment

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Une meilleure connaissance de la physiopathologie de l’incontinence fécale, grâce au développement des explorations fonctionnelles, permet une approche thérapeutique plus adaptée et efficace. Une évaluation objective des approches thérapeutiques dans l’incontinence fécale, en fonction de la physiopathologie sous-jacente, est rarement le sujet de publications. Nous avons fait une revue de la littérature sur le sujet.


Functional evaluation of the anorectal unit has permitted to increase our knowledge about the pathophysiology of fecal incontinence. Our therapeutic approach thus is more adapted and successful. An objective evaluation of treatment related to the underlying pathophysiological mechanisms of fecal incontinence has rarely been the subject of publications. We reviewed the literature on the subject.

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Watier, A. Incontinence fécale: physiopathologie et traitement. Acta Endosc 34, 605–626 (2004). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF03006355

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