Science Alert: Treatment of Children with Neurogenic Bladder and Bowel Dysfunction

Posted by Sofi Sigvardsson, August 22 2017

Bowel function in children is a common concern, not only for the child but also parents and caregivers. As it is perceived as a measurement of health, deviations from normal bowel function often instigate numerous visits to a primary care provider.

Consequently, bowel dysfunction is one of the most common problems evaluated by pediatricians, pediatric gastroenterologists, and pediatric surgeons. This may be the reason why two recent publications review diagnosis, standard bowel care, and prevention of pediatric constipation. 

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Topics: Science Alert, Neurogenic bladder, Neurogenic bowel, bowel dysfunction

Neurogenic bladder and bowel – two sides of the same coin?

Posted by Helene Klasson, March 9 2017

Heads or tails? It's the same coin, and when treating neurogenic bladder and bowel, it's the patient that is the unifying focus.

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Topics: Neurogenic bladder, Neurogenic bowel

Science Alert: Management of the neurogenic bladder – now and then

Posted by Maria Åberg Håkansson, February 1 2017

Lower urinary tract symptoms are common after nerve damage and a new review summarizes the treatment forms and reasons behind it in patients with Parkinson disease. One of the treatment options available is intermittent catheterization.

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Topics: Science Alert, Neurogenic bladder

Science Alert: Spina bifida – children and young adults with specific needs

Posted by Sofi Sigvardsson, January 24 2017

Bladder and bowel control has the potential of being a quiet distress throughout life for children and young adults with Spina Bifida. There are a few recent articles reviewing and investigating different aspects of bladder and bowel management therapy in this group.

You will find a summary from these articles in this blog post!

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Topics: Science Alert, Neurogenic bladder, Spina Bifida, Neurogenic bowel

What is a Neurogenic Bladder?

Posted by Chris Bridgman, May 17 2016

Most of us take the healthy functioning of our bladder for granted, but impairment of bladder function can be a deeply troubling cause of daily anxiety if you have a Neurogenic Bladder.  

In this post, we shall look at the symptoms and available treatments for managing the Neurogenic Bladder.

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Topics: CIC, Neurogenic bladder