Clinical measurement of gastrointestinal motility and function: who, when and which test?

@article{Fox2018ClinicalMO,
  title={Clinical measurement of gastrointestinal motility and function: who, when and which test?},
  author={Mark R Fox and Peter J. Kahrilas and Sabine Roman and C Prakash Gyawali and S Mark Scott and Satish S C Rao and Jutta Keller and Michael Camilleri},
  journal={Nature Reviews Gastroenterology & Hepatology},
  year={2018},
  volume={15},
  pages={568-579}
}
Symptoms related to abnormal gastrointestinal motility and function are common. Oropharyngeal and oesophageal dysphagia, heartburn, bloating, abdominal pain and alterations in bowel habits are among the most frequent reasons for seeking medical attention from internists or general practitioners and are also common reasons for referral to gastroenterologists and colorectal surgeons. However, the nonspecific nature of gastrointestinal symptoms, the absence of a definitive diagnosis on routine… CONTINUE READING
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