Scientific studies on Constipation

Last updated: September 25, 2013
Prucalopride for chronic constipation.
Drugs of today (Barcelona, Spain : 1998)

Association between constipation and stressful life events in a cohort of Sri Lankan children and adolescents.
Journal of tropical pediatrics

A multinational survey of prevalence and patterns of laxative use among adults with self-defined constipation.
Alimentary pharmacology & therapeutics

Management of chronic constipation in the elderly.
Drugs & aging

Impact of Chronic Constipation on Health-Related Quality of Life, Work Productivity, and Healthcare Resource Use: An Analysis of the National Health and Wellness Survey.
Digestive diseases and sciences

Etiology and clinical spectrum of constipation in Indian children.
Indian pediatrics

Chronic constipation in Turkish children: clinical findings and applicability of classification criteria.
The Turkish journal of pediatrics

A Greek survey of community prevalence and characteristics of constipation.
European journal of gastroenterology & hepatology

Sacral nerve stimulation in patients with severe constipation.
Diseases of the colon and rectum

Direct medical costs of constipation from childhood to early adulthood: a population-based birth cohort study.
Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition

Constipation: a potential cause of pelvic floor damage?
Neurogastroenterology and motility : the official journal of the European Gastrointestinal Motility Society

The impact of constipation on growth in children.
Pediatric research

Constipation and LUTS - How do they affect each other?
International braz j urol : official journal of the Brazilian Society of Urology

Constipation in old age.
Best practice & research. Clinical gastroenterology

Medical records documentation of constipation preceding Parkinson disease: A case-control study.

Childhood constipation: evaluation and management.
Clinics in colon and rectal surgery

Food allergy-related paediatric constipation: the usefulness of atopy patch test.
European journal of pediatrics

[Guidelines for the Treatment of Constipation.]
The Korean journal of gastroenterology = Taehan Sohwagi Hakhoe chi

Constipation: evaluation and treatment of colonic and anorectal motility disorders.
Gastrointestinal endoscopy clinics of North America

Direct medical costs of constipation in the United States.
Managed care interface

Evaluation and treatment of constipation in infants and children.
American family physician

Constipation in 44 patients implanted with an artificial bowel sphincter.
International journal of colorectal disease

Managing opioid-induced constipation in advanced illness: focus on methylnaltrexone bromide.
Therapeutics and clinical risk management

How much does it cost a specialist palliative care unit to manage constipation in patients receiving opioid therapy?
Journal of pain and symptom management

A randomized, multicenter, placebo-controlled trial of polyethylene glycol laxative for chronic treatment of chronic constipation.
The American journal of gastroenterology

Chronic childhood constipation: a review of the literature and the introduction of a protocolized behavioral intervention program.
Patient education and counseling

Differences between painless and painful constipation among community women.
The American journal of gastroenterology

Constipation and palliative care - where are we now?
International journal of palliative nursing

Role of anal dilatation in treatment of idiopathic constipation in children: long-term follow-up of a double-blind randomized controlled study.
Pediatric surgery international

Lubiprostone for chronic idiopathic constipation and irritable bowel syndrome with constipation.
Expert review of gastroenterology & hepatology

Longitudinal direct medical costs associated with constipation in women.
Alimentary pharmacology & therapeutics

Audit of constipation in a gastroenterology referral center.
Digestive diseases and sciences

Effectiveness of aroma massage on advanced cancer patients with constipation: a pilot study.
Complementary therapies in clinical practice

Multiple clinical presentations of anal ultra slow waves and high anal pressure: megacolon, hemorrhoids and constipation.
The Tohoku journal of experimental medicine

Long-term functional assessment of antegrade colonic enema for combined incontinence and constipation using a modified Marsh and Kiff technique.
Diseases of the colon and rectum

Prevalence and risk factors of constipation in adults with intellectual disability in residential care centers in Israel.
Research in developmental disabilities

Randomised clinical trial: dried plums (prunes) vs. psyllium for constipation.
Alimentary pharmacology & therapeutics

Constipation During and After the Civil War in Sri Lanka: a Paediatric Study.
Journal of tropical pediatrics

A review of laxative therapies for treatment of chronic constipation in older adults.
The American journal of geriatric pharmacotherapy

Mucosal serotonin signaling is altered in chronic constipation but not in opiate-induced constipation.
The American journal of gastroenterology