Device Approved for Female Fecal Incontinence

February 13, 2015 2:46 PM

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FRIDAY, Feb. 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The Eclipse System has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat fecal incontinence in adult women aged 18 to 75, the agency said in a news release.

Fecal incontinence is especially common among older adults. Vaginal childbirth can strain the anal muscles, which can lead to this condition, the FDA said.

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