Search for dissertations about: "fecal incontinence"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 15 swedish dissertations containing the words fecal incontinence.

  1. 1. Long-term consequences of vaginal delivery on the pelvic floor. A comparison with caesarean section in one-para women

    Author : Maria Gyhagen; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; urinary incontinence; pelvic organ prolapse; fecal incontinence; vaginal delivery; caesarean section; BMI; epidemiology; subtypes; bothersome; severity; anal incontinence; episiotomy; perineal tear;

    Abstract : Abstract Long-term consequences of vaginal delivery on the pelvic floor: A comparison with caesarean section in one-parae women Urinary incontinence (UI), symptomatic pelvic organ prolapse (sPOP), and faecal and anal incontinence (FI and AI) are the three major sequelae of childbirth. It has as yet not been finally settled whether in the long term vaginal delivery (VD) is detrimental to pelvic floor function in comparison to caesarean section (CS). READ MORE

  2. 2. Anorectal malformations - their impact on early phases in life

    University dissertation from Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Lund University

    Author : Pernilla Stenström; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; perineal ultrasonography; sphincter anatomy; pelvic floor; appendicostomy; adolesence; constipation; soiling; fecal incontinence; quality of life; anorectal malformations;

    Abstract : Abstract: Background : Anorecta l malformation s (ARM) occur in 4: 10000 newborn children with the gender distribut ion 1:1.5 females:males. The reconstruction of ARM, posterior sagiccal anorectal plasty (PSARP), was implemenred worldwide in the late 1980s and therefore the follow-ups are limited. READ MORE

  3. 3. Psychosocial consequences of high and intermediate imperforate anus

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet

    Author : Margret Nisell; [2005]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; imperforate anus; psychosocial; children; parents; fecal incontinence; multiple informant assessment;

    Abstract : Imperforate anus including lack of a normal anorectum is an uncommon malformation. The parents of children born with high and intermediate imperforate anus have to take a big responsibility for the follow-up treatment. It has been revealed that children with imperforate anus have psychosocial problems, though knowledge of this is limited. READ MORE

  4. 4. Anal incontinence and obstetric sphincter tears

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Clinical Sciences, Danderyd Hospital

    Author : Johan Nordenstam; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : PURPOSE: To evaluate the prevalence of anal incontinence (AI) in primiparous women five years after their first delivery; to investigate if an 8-12 hour time delay of primary repair affects AI at 1-year follow-up; to study the association between endoanal ultrasonography and anorectal manometry in relation to AI in primiparous women; to evaluate whether an endoanal ultrasonographic derived sphincter length-index correlates to subjective AI. METHODS: Primiparous women were prospectively followed with questionnaires before the pregnancy, at 5 and 9 months, and 5 years after the delivery. READ MORE

  5. 5. Self-reported fecal incontinence and quality of life among gynecological cancer survivors

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Oncology-Pathology

    Author : Gail Dunberger; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Gastrointestinal symptoms following pelvic radiotherapy are common; however, selfreported descriptions of gastrointestinal symptoms and their impact on daily life among gynecological cancer survivors are rare in the literature. The aim of this thesis was to investigate the prevalence of long-lasting gastrointestinal symptoms after pelvic radiotherapy among gynecological cancer survivors and to explore its impact on quality of life. READ MORE