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Table 1 Eligibility criteria of patients

From: A new method for treating fecal incontinence by implanting stem cells derived from human adipose tissue: preliminary findings of a randomized double-blind clinical trial

Inclusion criteria Exclusion criteria
− Age > 18 years
− Wexner score ≥ 8
− Confirmation of external anal sphincter defect with endorectal ultrasonography
− Patient consent for inclusion
− Pregnancy and breastfeeding
− Participating in other trials within the past 30 days
− History of artificial sphincter
− Vaginal delivery within the past 6 months
− Presence of chronic diseases
− Allergy to bovine-derived materials
− Autoimmune disease