What is the role of manometry in the workup of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)?

Updated: Dec 30, 2019
  • Author: Mohammad F El-Baba, MD; Chief Editor: Carmen Cuffari, MD  more...
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Gastrointestinal manometry can assist in evaluating patients in whom gastroparesis or intestinal pseudoobstruction is suspected.

Anorectal manometry is useful to screen patients in whom Hirschsprung disease is suspected.


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