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Anorectal Manometry

Your doctor has requested an anorectal manometry. Rectal motility test, measures the functions of your rectum and anal sphincter. The test results will help your doctor make a diagnosis in your case.

Procedure:

A small plastic tube is passed into your rectum through your anal sphincter. The manometry catheter is connected to a machine that records the contractions movements and relaxations of your rectum and anal sphincter. The movements are recorded and a gastroenterologist will read the graph and report the results to your doctor.

Preparing for the Exam

Ask your doctor for a list of preparation for the exam, during the exam and after the exam.

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