- Ana María García Cabrera,
- Rosa María Jiménez Rodríguez,
- María Luisa Reyes Díaz,
- Jorge Manuel Vázquez Monchul,
- María Ramos Fernández,
- José Manuel Díaz Pavón,
- Carmen Palacios González,
- Francisco Javier Padillo Ruiz,
- Fernando de la Portilla de Juan
Cir Esp 2018 Feb 18. Epub 2018 Feb 18.
Servicio de Cirugía General y Aparato Digestivo, Unidad Coloproctología, Hospital Universitario Virgen del Rocío, Sevilla, España.
Fecal incontinence is one of the leading causes for the institutionalization of people in the last decades of life, associated with a great psychosocial and economic burden. The literature is scarce in this population group, due to the absence of universally accepted criteria to define "elderly patients" and difficulties in detection and diagnostic. The aim of this article was to conduct a narrative review of the main aspects related to fecal incontinence in older patients, providing management support. Read More