I.J.N. Koppen

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Main activities
Pediatric Gastroenterology
Focus of research

My research focuses on childhood constipation. From epidemiological studies and studies on pathophysiological mechanisms, to novel diagnostic and therapeutic options, including sacral nerve stimulation and other surgical treatments.

Key publications
  • Koppen Ilan J. N., Kuizenga-Wessel Sophie, Saps Miguel, Di Lorenzo Carlo, Benninga Marc A., van Etten-Jamaludin Faridi S., Tabbers Merit M. Functional Defecation Disorders and Excessive Body Weight: A Systematic Review Pediatrics 2016;138 (3):e20161417 [PubMed]
  • Kuizenga-Wessel S., Koppen I. J. N., Zwager L. W., Di Lorenzo C., de Jong J. R., Benninga M. A. Surgical management of children with intractable functional constipation; experience of a single tertiary children's hospital Neurogastroenterology and motility 2017;29 (5):e13005 [PubMed]
  • Koppen Ilan J. N., Kuizenga-Wessel Sophie, Voogt Heleen W., Voskeuil Marijke E., Benninga Marc A. Transanal Irrigation in the Treatment of Children With Intractable Functional Constipation Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition 2017;64 (2):225-229 [PubMed]
  • Wessel S., Koppen I. J. N., Wiklendt L., Costa M., Benninga M. A., Dinning P. G. Characterizing colonic motility in children with chronic intractable constipation: a look beyond high-amplitude propagating sequences Neurogastroenterology and motility 2016;28 (5):743-757 [PubMed]
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