American Gastroenterological Association Medical Position Statement: guidelines on constipation

Gastroenterology. 2000 Dec;119(6):1761-6. doi: 10.1053/gast.2000.20390.


This document presents the official recommendations of the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) on constipation. It was approved by the Clinical Practice and Practice Economics Committee on March 4, 2000, and by the AGA Governing Board on May 21, 2000.

Publication types

  • Guideline
  • Practice Guideline

MeSH terms

  • Constipation / diagnosis*
  • Constipation / surgery
  • Constipation / therapy*
  • Humans