The many veterans with either combat- or non- combat-related traumatic spinal cord injury (SCI) also experience associated complications, of which bowel and bladder problems are the most frequent. We documented commonly encountered colonic (large intestine) lesions in veterans with SCI who had gastrointestinal complaints and highlighted the value of preventive strategies such as a bowel program to help veterans deal with gastrointestinal issues.
Volume 49 Number 2, 2012
Pages 257 — 264
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