Real world data for the benefit of TAI patients

Posted by Sofi Sigvardsson, August 30, 2018

In medical science, there is now a growing trend for evidence taken from real world data and patient reported outcome. Patient perception is highly valuable to enhance knowledge in Transanal Irrigation (TAI).

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Topics: Transanal irrigation (TAI), Navina Smart Data

Science Alert: Spinal Cord Injury – How common is it and what needs to be addressed?

Posted by Maria Åberg Håkansson, July 3, 2018

Spinal cord injury (SCI) can be caused by either traumatic or non-traumatic events. The most common causes include road accidents, violence, and falls.

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Topics: Science Alert, Spinal Cord Injury (SCI)

Science Alert: Bladder and bowel symptoms: Need for actions

Posted by Kecke Elmroth, June 26, 2018

The impact on individuals’ quality of life of maintaining or restoring bladder and bowel continence cannot be underestimated. It is a top user priority but this is unfortunately not always reflected in healthcare and research initiatives.

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Topics: Science Alert, Bowel dysfunction, Bladder dysfunction

Science Alert: Bladder and bowel interaction – Linked together, for better or worse?

Posted by Maria Åberg Håkansson, June 19, 2018

The bladder and bowel are neighbours in the body and share innervation. Shared innervation means that the nerves travel together. This may be one reason why we commonly see an overlap in symptom profiles in lower urinary tract and colonic disorders.

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Topics: Science Alert, Bowel dysfunction, Bladder dysfunction

Science Alert: Bowel Dysfunction – Can It Be Managed?

Posted by Sofi Sigvardsson, June 15, 2018

Bowel dysfunction is a common condition. A wide spectrum of symptoms is involved, such as chronic constipation and fecal incontinence (FI) among others. A recent study in a Dutch population showed that prevalence of FI is as high as 7.9% in the general population.

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Topics: Science Alert, Bowel dysfunction, Fecal incontinence