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Title Evaluation of gastrointestinal motility and its disorders / Uday C. Ghoshal, editor
Published India : Springer India, [2016]
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Contents Preface; Contents; About the Editor; Contributors; Abbreviations; 1: Overview of the Manometry Machine; Introduction; Spatial Resolution; Temporal Resolution; Accuracy; Combining with Other Data Streams; Artifact Detection; Recording/Display Software; Analysis Software; Infection Control; Suggested Reading; 2: High-Resolution Esophageal Manometry: Principles, Technique, and Interpretation; Introduction; Conventional Versus High-Resolution Manometry; Components of Esophageal Manometry System; The Procedure; Metrics Used in HRM; Analysis; References
3: Colonic Transit Study by Radio-Opaque Markers Introduction and General Considerations; Radio-Opaque Markers; Patient preparation; Methods; Single-Capsule Technique; Multiple-Capsule Technique; Interpretation; Calculations; Single-Capsule Technique; Multiple-Capsule Technique; Considerations in Interpretation; Method to Study Colonic Transit in Populations with Faster Colon Transit; References; 4: Technique, Interpretation and Clinical Application of Anorectal Manometry and Balloon Expulsion Test; Introduction; Indications; Equipment; Probe
Solid-State Probe with MicrotransducersWater-Perfused Catheter System; High-Resolution Manometry; High-Definition Manometry; Amplifier and Recording Device; Patient Preparation; Digital Rectal Examination; Anorectal Manometry Protocol; Assessment of Resting Anal Sphincter Pressure; Assessment of Squeeze Anal Sphincter Pressure; Abdomino-Pelvic Reflex (Cough Reflex Test); Attempted Defecation (Bearing Down); Recto-anal Reflex Activity; Rectoanal Inhibitory Reflex; Sensorimotor Response; Rectal Sensory Testing; Assessment of Rectal Compliance; Balloon Expulsion Test
Standard Anorectal Manometry Report Components Complications of Anorectal Manometry; Clinical Utility of Anorectal Manometry; References; 5: Defecography: Technique, Interpretation and Clinical Application; Introduction; Technique; Patient Preparation; Opacification of Vagina and/or Small Intestine; Rectal Opacification and Defecation; Interpretation; Parameters for Quantitative Analysis; Qualitative Analysis; Clinical Applications; Rectocele; Intussusception and Rectal Prolapse; Spastic Pelvic Floor Syndrome; Descending Perineum Syndrome; Enteroceles and Sigmoidoceles
IncontinenceReferences; 6: Therapeutic Application of Manometry: Biofeedback for Management of Fecal Evacuation Disorders; Introduction; Biofeedback Therapy Devices and Techniques; Step 1. Provide Education on Anorectal Anatomy and Defecation Physiology; Step 2. Identify and Target Defecation Problem Individually; Step 3. Maintenance; Efficacy of Biofeedback Therapy; References; 7: Approach to Patients with Refractory Constipation; Introduction; Potential Pathophysiology of Refractory Constipation; Physiological Factors; Anatomical Factors; Psychological Factors
Summary This volume features chapters written by experts from global academia, including from India, Singapore, Japan, Taiwan, Europe and USA, integrating knowledge on evaluation methods with evidence of best practices for the management of motility disorders
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed November 01, 2016)
Subject Gastrointestinal system -- Motility -- Disorders -- Treatment.
Evidence-based medicine.
Gastrointestinal Motility.
Gastrointestinal Tract -- physiopathology.
Gastrointestinal Diseases.
Form Electronic book
Author Ghoshal, Uday C., editor
ISBN 9788132208228 (electronic bk.)
8132208226 (electronic bk.)