The advice in It’s No Accident is grounded in published, peer-reviewed studies, including a paper published in the January 2012 issue of Urology. (See below.)
If you want to know the basis for Dr. Hodges’ recommendations, or simply enjoy reading about such topics as the rectal/pelvic outlet ratio or vesicoureteralreflux, click on the links below.
Occult megarectum — a commonly unrecogized cause of enuresis.
Hodges SJ, Anthony EY. Urology, 2012.
Department of Urology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
Relevance of constipation to enuresis, urinary tract infection and reflux. A review.
Yazbeck S, Schick E, O’Regan S. Eur Urol, 1987
Department of Pediatric Nephrology and Surgery, Hôpital Ste-Justine, University of Montreal, Que., Canada.
Constipation a commonly unrecognized cause of enuresis.
O’Regan S, et al. Am J Dis Child, 1986