EUS uses sound waves to create visual images of the inside of your body. It is a special type of ultrasound that allows a gastroenterologist to examine the lining of your gut as well as deeper organs in and near the gastrointestinal tract. A special endoscope is used, which has a small ultrasound device installed at the tip. This endoscope is inserted into either your mouth or rectum, depending on whether the upper or lower digestive tract is being examined. Sound waves will create visual images of your digestive tract.
Fecal incontinence is the accidental passing of solid or liquid stool from the rectum. It is usually caused by a physical problem with a part of the body that controls the bowel.
Prevalence of Fecal Incontinence
Fecal incontinence is more common than you might think. Approximately 18 million adults in the U.S....