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Research Article

Electroacupuncture Improves Bladder and Bowel Function in Patients with Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury: Results from a Prospective Observational Study

Table 1

Demographic information and changes of urination and defecation after electroacupuncture treatment.

No.Gender (F/M)Age (years)Courses (months)Injured levelAISA classificationUrination formDefecation form
Baselineafter treatmentAfter followupBaselineafter treatmentAfter followup

1F218T11AIntermittent catheterizationNormal voidingNormal voidingSuppositoriesSuppositoriesSuppositories
2F366L1AIntermittent catheterizationNormal voidingNormal voidingSuppositories + perianal stimulationSuppositories + perianal stimulationSuppositories + perianal stimulation
3M486L1BIntermittent catheterizationNormal voidingNormal voidingSuppositoriesNormal defecationNormal defecation
4M2512L1BIntermittent catheterizationPartially normal voiding + pushing the bladderPartially normal voiding + pushing the bladderSuppositories + assisted by handsPartially normal defecation + suppositoriesPartially normal defecation + suppositories
5F2211C5CIntermittent catheterizationPartially normal voiding + intermittent catheterizationPartially normal voiding + intermittent catheterizationSuppositories + laxativePartially normal defecation + suppositoriesPartially normal defecation + suppositories
6M276L1CPushing the bladderPartially normal voiding + pushing the bladderPartially normal voiding + pushing the bladderSuppositoriesNormal defecationNormal defecation
7M279L1BIntermittent catheterizationPartially normal voiding + intermittent catheterization + pushing the bladderPartially normal voiding + pushing the bladderSuppositoriesSuppositoriesSuppositories
8M486T10BIntermittent catheterizationNormal voidingNormal voidingSuppositories + laxativeNormal defecationNormal defecation
9F4314T9APushing the bladderPushing the bladderPushing the bladderSuppositoriesSuppositories
(dosage reduced ≥ 50%)
Suppositories
(dosage reduced ≥ 50%)
10M3814C5BIntermittent catheterizationPartially normal voiding + intermittent catheterizationPartially normal voiding + intermittent catheterizationSuppositoriesSuppositories
(dosage reduced ≥ 50%)
Suppositories
(dosage reduced ≥ 50%)
11M3615T3CIntermittent catheterizationIntermittent catheterizationIntermittent catheterizationSuppositories + laxativeSuppositories + laxativeSuppositories + laxative
12F267T6APushing the bladder + intermittent catheterizationPushing the bladder + intermittent catheterizationPushing the bladder + intermittent catheterizationSuppositoriesSuppositoriesSuppositories
13M57108L1BIntermittent catheterizationPartially normal voiding + pushing the bladderPartially normal voiding + pushing the bladderSuppositories + laxativePartially normal defecation + suppositoriesPartially normal defecation + suppositories
14M266T12AIntermittent catheterizationPushing the bladder + intermittent catheterizationIntermittent catheterizationSuppositoriesNormal defecationNormal defecation

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