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Colonoscopic lesions in veterans with spinal cord injury

Meheroz H. Rabadi, MD, MRCPI, FAAN; Andrea S. Vincent, PhD

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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This article and any supplementary material should be cited as follows:
Rabadi MH, Vincent AS. Colonoscopic lesions in veterans with spinal cord injury. J Rehabil Res Dev. 2012; 49(2):257–64.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1682/JRRD.2011.03.0036
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