Clin Colon Rectal Surg 2021; 34(01): 040-048
DOI: 10.1055/s-0040-1714285
Review Article

Surgical Treatment Alternatives to Sacral Neuromodulation for Fecal Incontinence: Injectables, Sphincter Repair, and Colostomy

Srinivas Joga Ivatury
1  Department of Surgery, Dartmouth–Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire
2  Geisel School of Medicine, Lebanon, New Hampshire
,
Lauren R. Wilson
1  Department of Surgery, Dartmouth–Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire
2  Geisel School of Medicine, Lebanon, New Hampshire
,
Ian M. Paquette
3  University of Cincinnati Surgeons, College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio
› Author Affiliations

Abstract

Fecal incontinence is a prevalent health problem that affects over 20% of healthy women. Many surgical treatment options exist for fecal incontinence after attempts at non-operative management. In this article, the authors discuss surgical treatment options for fecal incontinence other than sacral neuromodulation.



Publication History

Publication Date:
28 January 2021 (online)

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