Today’s Links November 22, 2012

  • Sacral Nerve Stimulation
    Sacral nerve stimulation (also known as sacral neuromodulaon) is a therapeutic method used for bladder and bowel diseases. Its use was first reported by Tanagho and Schmidt in 1988 for the treatment of urinary dysfunction. Later on, utilization of sacral nerve stimulation for bowel dysfunction was appreciated. In this method, stimulation of the sacral nerve causes contraction of sphincters and pelvic floor muscles, which in turn causes changes in the contraction patterns of bladder or bowel…
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