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Diagnostic Procedures

Chapter

Abstract

This chapter will describe diagnostic procedures for diseases of the colon, anus, and rectum including anorectal manometry, anoscopy and proctoscopy, barium enema, biofeedback therapy, colonoscopy, dynamic proctography, electromyography, flexible sigmoidoscopy, transanal ultrasound, CT colonography (CTC), pudendal nerve terminal motor latency (PNTML) assessment, and quantitative stool collection.

Keywords

Irritable Bowel Syndrome Fecal Incontinence Anal Sphincter Anal Canal Compute Tomography Colonography 
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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Gastroenterology and Endoscopy, Highland Park HospitalNorthShore University Health SystemHighland ParkUSA
  2. 2.MedicineUniversity of Chicago Medical CenterHighland ParkUSA

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