Between 1972, when I graduated, and 1981, when I went to St. Mark’s Hospital, in London, for a fellowship, I saw only two patients with fecal incontinence. At St. Mark’s, I was taught how to manage this disease; since 1983, I have seen and treated more than 1000 such patients.


Fecal Incontinence Anal Sphincter Anal Canal Anal Incontinence Sacral Nerve Stimulation 
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  • Mario Pescatori
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