Anorectal manometry in irritable bowel syndrome: Differences between diarrhoea and constipation predominant subjects

A. Prior, D. G. Maxton, P. J. Whorwell

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

    Abstract

    Anorectal manometry with balloon distension was performed on 28 patients with diarrhoea predominant irritable bowel syndrome, 27 patients with constipation predominant irritable bowel syndrome and 30 normal controls. In the diarrhoea predominant group balloon volumes required to perceive the sensations of gas, stool, urgency of defecation and discomfort were significantly lower than in controls or constipation predominant patients (p
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)458-462
    Number of pages4
    JournalGut
    Volume31
    Issue number4
    Publication statusPublished - 1990

    Fingerprint

    Dive into the research topics of 'Anorectal manometry in irritable bowel syndrome: Differences between diarrhoea and constipation predominant subjects'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

    Cite this