[Postoperative colon tonus after partial resection of the large intestine].

Abstract

Only limited data are available on postoperative colonic motility in patients. We investigated colonic tone and motility after large bowel resection in 20 patients. A combined barostat/manometry catheter was placed intraoperatively. Postoperative colonic motility increased day by day. Barostat bag volumes were reduced on postoperative day 1 compared to… (More)

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