Anorectal function testing

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  • A Study to Assess Anal Pressures by Manometry in Health People Rochester, MN

    The specific aims of this study are to measure recto-anal pressures measured by portable manometry at rest, during squeeze, during simulated evacuation, rectal distention, and during a Valsalva maneuver in asymptomatic healthy women and men.

  • Normal Values for High-Resolution Anorectal Manometry in IPAA Rochester, MN

    The purpose of this study is to determine normal values of anorectal manometry (ARM) in asymptomatic patients with an ileal pouch-anal anastomosis (IPAA), and to compare pouch evacuation dynamics between those who are asymptomatic with assumed normal pouch function and those with symptoms suggestive of a pouch evacuation disorder. 


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