Colonic motility abnormality in patients with irritable bowel syndrome exhibiting abdominal pain and diarrhea

@article{Chey2000ColonicMA,
  title={Colonic motility abnormality in patients with irritable bowel syndrome exhibiting abdominal pain and diarrhea},
  author={William Y. Chey and Haiou Jin and Munho Lee and Sungwu Sun and Kaeyol Lee},
  journal={American Journal of Gastroenterology},
  year={2000},
  volume={95},
  pages={2530-2530}
}
OBJECTIVES Although colon dysmotility is recognized as a pathophysiological factor in irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), it has not been characterized. We have investigated motility patterns in IBS patients with abdominal pain and frequent defecation or diarrhea and in healthy volunteers. METHODS A recording catheter that had six polyvinyl tubes with infusion ports was placed in the transverse, descending, and sigmoid colon under fluoroscopy. After 2-h basal recordings, motility responses to… CONTINUE READING

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