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Departments that treat this condition
Researchers at Mayo Clinic are working to improve diagnosis and treatment of fecal incontinence. Specific efforts include pinpointing risk factors for developing the condition, and the long-term effectiveness of various treatments. Read more about gastroenterology research at Mayo Clinic.
See a list of publications on fecal incontinence by Mayo Clinic doctors on PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine.
Fecal incontinence care at Mayo Clinic
Aug. 08, 2017
- Fecal incontinence. National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse. http://www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/health-topics/digestive-diseases/fecal-incontinence/Pages/facts.aspx. Accessed Aug. 8, 2015.
- Feldman M, et al. Fecal incontinence. In: Sleisenger and Fordtran's Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, Management. 10th ed. Philadelphia, Pa.: Saunders Elsevier; 2016. http://www.clinicalkey.com. Accessed Aug. 14, 2015.
- Cook AJ. Decision Support System. Rochester, Minn. July 15, 2015.
- Robson KM, et al. Fecal incontinence in adults: Etiology and evaluation. http://www.uptodate.com/home. Accessed Aug. 8, 2015.
- Robson KM, et al. Fecal incontinence in adults: Management. http://www.uptodate.com/home. Accessed Aug. 8, 2015.
- Bharucha AE, et al. Epidemiology, pathophysiology, and classification of fecal incontinence: State of the science summary for the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) Workshop. American Journal of Gastroenterology. 2015;110:127.
- Whitehead WE, et al. Treatment of fecal incontinence: State of the science summary for the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Workshop. American Journal of Gastroenterology. 2015;110:138.
- Richter HE, et al. A vaginal bowel-control system for the treatment of fecal incontinence. Obstetrics & Gynecology. 2015;125:540.
- Schwartz DA, et al. Endorectal endoscopic ultrasound in the evaluation of fecal incontinence. http://www.uptodate.com/home. Accessed Aug. 8, 2015.
- Kaiser AM, et al. Current status: New technologies for the treatment of patients with fecal incontinence. Surgical Endoscopy. 2014;28:2277.
- Wald A, et al. ACG Clinical Guideline: Management of benign anorectal disorders. American Journal of Gastroenterology. 2014;109:1141.
- Paquette IM, et al. The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons’ clinical practice guideline for the treatment of fecal incontinence. Diseases of the Colon & Rectum. 2015;58:623.
- Pico MF (expert opinion). Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Fla. Aug. 25, 2015.