Colonic motility and transit in health and ulcerative colitis.


Preprandial and postprandial colonic motility and transit (scintigraphy), with respect to the splenic flexure, were studied in 10 patients with ulcerative colitis and in 9 healthy subjects. The healthy subjects had a postprandial increase in intraluminal pressure that was significantly (P less than 0.03) greater in the descending colon than in other regions… (More)


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