To Homepage

Search results

13 Search Results

  • Wiki | Bladder & Bowel

    Urinary tract infections

    A urinary tract infection (UTI) is an infectious disease of the efferent urinary tracts caused by pathogens. People with spinal cord injuries are at increased risk of suffering from a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are identifiable...

    https://community.paraplegie.ch/en/wiki-en/bladder-bowel/urinary-tract-infections
  • Wiki | Bladder & Bowel

    Indwelling catheter

    What types of indwelling catheter are there, and what are the differences between them? A suprapubic urinary catheter is an indwelling catheter that is inserted into the bladder through the abdominal wall. This allows the urine to permanently flow out...

    https://community.paraplegie.ch/en/wiki-en/bladder-bowel/indwelling-catheter
  • Wiki | Bladder & Bowel

    Bladder paralysis

    Normal bladder function If the bladder is empty, the bladder muscle (detrusor) relaxes and the sphincter contracts – the bladder is shut. The nerves connected to the bladder wall register the bladder stretching, and as it fills, they carry a message to...

    https://community.paraplegie.ch/en/wiki-en/bladder-bowel/bladder-paralysis
  • Wiki | Bladder & Bowel

    Bowel paralysis

    Normal bowel function The emptying of the bowel (defecation) is a reflex-type process, but one which you can consciously influence. If the rectum 1 is sufficiently full and therefore stretched, an impulse is sent through the nerves to the defecation...

    https://community.paraplegie.ch/en/wiki-en/bladder-bowel/bowel-paralysis
  • Wiki | Bladder & Bowel

    Medical measures to promote defecation

    Medical stimulation and the regulation of stool consistency are often necessary in order to control defecation in people with spinal cord injury (SCI). Laxatives 1 can be hazardous to health, although many of them are herbal. The principle is: as...

    https://community.paraplegie.ch/en/wiki-en/bladder-bowel/medical-measures-to-promote-defecation
  • Wiki | Bladder & Bowel

    Techniques of defecation

    Emptying the bowel should occur periodically (every one or two days) possibly around the same time. Doing so trains the bowel and therefore allows you to maintain or regain control over defecation. Habits You can help to regulate your bowel movements...

    https://community.paraplegie.ch/en/wiki-en/bladder-bowel/techniques-of-defecation
  • Wiki | Bladder & Bowel

    Bowel incontinence

    Bowel incontinence is the involuntary loss of bowel contents, including flatus and faeces. The causes may be of neurogenic, muscular or textural nature. However, an individually-developed bowel management makes it possible to maintain continence and to...

    https://community.paraplegie.ch/en/wiki-en/bladder-bowel/bowel-incontinence
  • Wiki | Bladder & Bowel

    Constipation

    What is constipation? Constipation refers to bowel movements that are infrequent, hard to pass, small in quantity or hard and dry in consistency. There are different forms of constipation: chronic constipation, acute constipation and traveller’s...

    https://community.paraplegie.ch/en/wiki-en/bladder-bowel/constipation
  • Wiki | Bladder & Bowel

    Meteorism (flatulence)

    Flatulence is a common problem. Is it a problem for you too? People with spinal cord injuries are frequently affected due to a disorder in bowel functions. Flatulence caused by nutrition Flatulence can occur right after eating and be caused by the...

    https://community.paraplegie.ch/en/wiki-en/bladder-bowel/meteorism-flatulence
  • Wiki | Bladder & Bowel

    Catheterisation

    Urination through catheterisation Catheterisation is mostly applied in people with spinal cord injury with a flaccid bladder. A local medical sedation can sometimes enable catheterisation in patients with a spastic bladder. In order to live as...

    https://community.paraplegie.ch/en/wiki-en/bladder-bowel/catheterisation
  • Wiki | Bladder & Bowel

    Bladder stimulator

    What is a bladder stimulator? A bladder stimulator is an implant with which the nerves of the bladder and bowel can be stimulated directly, enabling the bladder and bowel to be emptied. It can only be used on people with a complete spinal cord injury...

    https://community.paraplegie.ch/en/wiki-en/bladder-bowel/the-bladder-stimulator
  • Wiki | Bladder & Bowel

    The condom catheter

    Passing urine with a condom catheter The urine is drained into the bag using reflexes – this means rhythmical tapping (triggering) on the lower abdominal region above the pubic bone triggers the drainage of the bladder. This drainage technique only...

    https://community.paraplegie.ch/en/wiki-en/bladder-bowel/the-condom-catheter
  • Wiki | Bladder & Bowel

    Changes at the anal opening

    What are haemorrhoids? The haemorrhoid veins are part of the locking mechanism of the rectum and responsible for sealing the anus. The sealing works through different levels of filling of the blood vessels. If these vessels do not inflate and deflate...

    https://community.paraplegie.ch/en/wiki-en/bladder-bowel/changes-at-the-anal-opening

Search results 1 - 13 of 13