manometry

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manometry

[mə′näm·ə·trē]
(engineering)
The use of manometers to measure gas and vapor pressures.
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Anal manometry was performed with the modified Stryker intra-compartmental pressure monitor (Stryker, Kalamazoo, Michigan) attached to an air-filled micro balloon, as first described by Orrom et al.
Biofeedback retraining in patients with functional constipation and paradoxical puborectalis contraction: Comparison of anal manometry and sphincter electromyography for feedback.
Unless the physical exam is confusing in some way, anal manometry and pudendal nerve testing do not add much to the diagnosis.
Defecography, surface EMG, anal manometry, and colonic transit studies also may be useful.
The child constipation test includes a clinical history that must be carefully handled by search for symptoms, this is visualized in according to the case by abdomen X-ray, enema of colon, anal manometry or rectum biopsy.
Anal manometry is also used to evaluate sphincter function (Read & Kodner, 1999b).
A study of the physiological variation in anal manometry. Br J Surg.
Anoscopy, anal manometry, and endoanal sonography were done for all the patients before the operation: They had anal sphincter defects between 30 and 90[degrees] on endoanal sonography, with anal resting pressures <30 cm [H.sub.2]O and Wexner scores >10.