Colonic Manometry

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Fig. 9.1 Abdominal radiograph showing a high-resolution solid-state colonic motility catheter placed with its tip at the hepatic flexure. The arrow points to the endoclip used to secure the catheter…

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Anorectal Manometry

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Fig. 10.1 (a) Water-perfusion catheter (Medical Measurement Systems). (b) High-resolution catheter (Medical Measurement Systems). (c) Three-dimensional high-resolution catheter (Sierra Scientific Instruments) (Courtesy of Medical Measurement Systems) The water-perfusion catheter consists…

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Pediatric Chronic Intestinal Pseudo-obstruction

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Primary CIPO • Sporadic or familial forms of hollow visceral myopathy/neuropathy (e.g., megacystis-microcolon-intestinal hypoperistalsis syndrome) [7, 28–45] • Mitochondrial neurogastrointestinal encephalomyopathy (MNGIE) [19, 46–48] • Hirschsprung disease [49–51] • Neuropathy associated with multiple endocrine…

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Antroduodenal Manometry

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Fig. 8.1 Examples of conventional (a) and spatiotemporal plot (b) of normal migrating motor complex (MMC) recorded in a child with recurrent vomiting. All three phases (phase I, phase II,…

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Functional Constipation in Children

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Age <4 years Developmental age of ≥4 years Rome III criteria • <3 defecations per week • <3 defecations in the toilet per week • ≥1 episode of fecal incontinence per week after…

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Visceral Sensitivity

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Fig. 4.1 Spinal and vagal innervation of the gastrointestinal tract. Upper portion: sensory information from vagal receptors is carried by vagal afferent nerves (1) with nerve cell bodies in the…

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Chronic Intestinal Pseudo-obstruction Syndrome: Surgical Approach and Intestinal Transplantation

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Fig. 50.1 Laparotomy for chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction Performing intestinal full-thickness biopsies at different levels for histopathologic analysis Performing an enterostomy according to the level of intestinal distension In reality, in…

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