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Predictors of slow colonic transit in children

Ridha, Zainab; Quinn, Rakesh; Croaker, Geoffrey David Hain


PURPOSE: Slow transit constipation (STC) and functional fecal retention (FFR) are two forms of severe intractable constipation in childhood diagnosed by nuclear transit studies (NTS). This retrospective study aims to identify the predicting factors for STC and FFR by looking at the association with neuropsychiatric disorders (NPD), obesity, family history of constipation and atopic disease. PATIENTS AND METHODS: A retrospective chart review was conducted on children with intractable...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015-02-01
Type: Journal article
Source: Pediatric Surgery International
DOI: 10.1007/s00383-014-3651-2
Access Rights: Open Access


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