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Biofeedback in the Treatment of Gastrointestinal Disorders

  • William E. Whitehead
  • Marvin M. Schuster

Abstract

The following is an update of the 1978 report of the task force on biofeedback for gastrointestinal disorders. It details new applications of biofeedback in the areas of fecal incontinence, irritable bowel syndrome, rumination syndrome, and esophageal motility disorders; and it reports new data on the efficacy of previously published biofeedback applications for digestive disorders.

Keywords

Ulcerative Colitis Irritable Bowel Syndrome Duodenal Ulcer Fecal Incontinence Anal Canal 
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  • William E. Whitehead
    • 1
  • Marvin M. Schuster
    • 1
  1. 1.The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Division of Digestive DiseasesFrancis Scott Key Medical CenterBaltimoreUSA

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