[Colonic myoelectric activity during fasting and postprandial periods in healthy subjects and colonopathic patients].

Abstract

The purpose of this prospective study was to assess colonic myoelectric activity during fasting and after a test meal in patients with the Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and in control subjects. Colonic electromyographic activity was recorded using an intraluminal probe in 14 patients and in 8 controls. Only rapid electrical activity [i. e. Short Spike… (More)

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