disimpaction

dis·im·pac·tion

(dis'im-pak'shŭn),
1. Separation of impaction in a fractured bone.
2. Removal of feces, usually manually, in fecal impaction.

dis·im·pac·tion

(dis-im-pak'shŭn)
1. Separation of impaction in a fractured bone.
2. Removal of impacted feces, usually manually.

disimpaction

Separation by traction of the broken ends of a bone that have been driven into each other in a position of poor alignment.
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1) defecation without use of laxative, enema or manual disimpaction
The patient was opined for the extraction of the retained root stump and disimpaction with respect to 38, scaling, restoration of decayed teeth, and orthodontic correction for irregularly placed teeth.
Two patients underwent surgery due to failure of conservative therapy (manual disimpaction and rectal tube placement).
More aggressive regimens may include admission for disimpaction with PEG 3350 via nasogastric tube, depending on severity of constipation.
Predisposition is prior episodes of sensation of food getting stuck in the esophagus and previous endoscopic intervention for disimpaction of esophageal food impaction, gastroesophageal reflux in infancy, and asthma.
It may then be moved directly across the arch such that the disimpaction is made possible in two stages.
Stool softeners or manual disimpaction can remove the fecal obstruction and relieve or decrease urinary incontinence.
For example, Bekkali and colleagues (2009) found that enemas and polyethylene glycol (PEG) were equally effective in disimpaction within 3 to 7 days in children with fecal incontinence.
Initial disimpaction and oral laxatives are often part of the long-term management.
Disimpaction: The initial phase of therapy involves disimpaction to remove very hard fecal material from the lower colon and rectum.