Constipation is a common problem. Physicians have tried to improve the success of conventional laxative treatment by improving defaecation dynamics using biofeedback training. Recently, a large, randomised controlled study showed no higher success rates in additional biofeedback training, compared to conventional terapy. Achievement of normal defeacation dynamics was not associated with success.
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van Ginkel, R., Kuiken, S. D., van der Plas, R., Benninga, M., Büller, H., & Taminiau, J. A. (1998). Biofeedback treatment of constipation in children. European Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, 10(12). Retrieved from

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