Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Afferent Stimulation to Evoke Recto-colonic Reflex for Colonic Motility|
|Congressional District Code:
|| January 2016 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Following spinal cord injury, the colon is unable to evacuate stools via peristaltic propulsion. Losing bowel function can cause constipation, gastro-intestinal complications, and faecal incontinence, severely impacting health and quality of life. The standard of care for individuals with neurogenic bowel involves the design of a bowel program for predictable and effective elimination of the bowels. A bowel program includes diet, fluid intake, activit...
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