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The purpose of this study is to assess the effect of a standardized postoperative bowel regimen of over-the-counter medications in subjects undergoing minimally invasive urogynecologic surgery.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Prevention
Docusate sodium, Bowel medications
University of Rochester
University of Rochester
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:16:52-0400
This is a prospective, randomized control trial that randomizes patients post-operatively into standard care versus standard care plus prunes. Patients in the control arm will take 100 mg ...
Poor or inadequate bowel preparation is one of the most common reasons for a repeated or failed colonoscopy. Preparation methods shown to be effective include the use of either bowel-clean...
This study will investigate the use of a drug called Gastrografin to aid in bowel mobility for paediatric patients who have undergone gastroschisis surgery. Gastroschisis is an abdominal w...
Following all abdominal surgery, paralytic ileus commonly develops. Surgeons have traditionally withheld postoperative oral intake until the return of bowel function to prevent related com...
To compare 4 commonly used bowel preparations in terms of efficacy, patient tolerability and safety. All these 4 bowel preparations are likely to be efficacious and safe. However, those wi...
Nonadherence to medications is common with patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). The aim of this study was to assess adherence to biologic medications prescribed for IBD and to identify risk...
Hirschsprung disease (HD) is considered curable, but the postoperative bowel function is not always satisfactory. In this study, we evaluated the general condition, bowel function, and social performa...
To identify computed tomography (CT) findings associated with bowel necrosis in patients with surgically confirmed strangulating closed-loop small-bowel obstruction (CL-SBO) due to adhesions or intern...
Definitive therapy for prostate cancer (e.g., surgery, radiotherapy) often has side effects, including urinary, sexual, and bowel dysfunction. The purpose of this study was to test whether urinary, se...
The bowel health of those with chronic kidney disease (CKD) can be affected by medications, fluid/dietary allowances, reduced activity and pre-existing medical conditions. Patient perceptions of their...
A PRENATAL ULTRASONOGRAPHY finding of excessively dense fetal bowel due to MECONIUM buildup.
Loss or absence of normal intestinal function due to nerve damage or birth defects. It is characterized by the inability to control the elimination of stool from the body.
Passage of food (sometimes in the form of a test meal) through the gastrointestinal tract as measured in minutes or hours. The rate of passage through the intestine is an indicator of small bowel function.
A diphenylmethane stimulant laxative used for the treatment of constipation and for bowel evacuation. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p871)
Schistosomiasis caused by Schistosoma japonicum. It is endemic in the Far East and affects the bowel, liver, and spleen,
Within medicine, nutrition (the study of food and the effect of its components on the body) has many different roles. Appropriate nutrition can help prevent certain diseases, or treat others. In critically ill patients, artificial feeding by tubes need t...