Published in Hospital Business Week, July 13th, 2008
"A total of 24 consecutive patients with constipation underwent solid-state anorectal manometry. Fifteen healthy controls were also studied. The anorectal parameters included resting and squeeze sphincter pressure, sensory thresholds in response to balloon distension, compliance of rectum, and rectoanal inhibitory reflex (RAIR). The rectal sensitivity for urge and pain did not differ between the groups, but the...
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