Andrzej Załęski

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Butyric acid (butanoic acid) belongs to a group of short-chain fatty acids and is thought to play several beneficial roles in the gastrointestinal tract. Butyric anion is easily absorbed by enteric cells and used as a main source of energy. Moreover, butyric acid is an important regulator of colonocyte proliferation and apoptosis, gastrointestinal tract(More)
BACKGROUND & AIMS Three-dimensional high-resolution anorectal manometry (3DHRAM) provides a topographic image of pressure along the anal canal. We aimed to determine normal 3DHRAM values in children. METHODS We performed a prospective study of 61 children (34 male; mean age, 8.28 years) without any symptoms arising from the lower gastrointestinal tract(More)
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