Decreased Colonic Motility in Persons With Chronic Spinal Cord Injury

  title={Decreased Colonic Motility in Persons With Chronic Spinal Cord Injury},
  author={Noel R Fajardo and Ronnie-vic Pasiliao and Roberta Modeste-Duncan and G. H. Creasey and William A. Bauman and Mark Allen Korsten},
  journal={American Journal of Gastroenterology},
OBJECTIVES:In persons with spinal cord injury (SCI), several studies have shown that large bowel transit is decreased at the level of the left colon and rectum, and that postprandial colonic response to food is absent. To define these parameters further, the effects of food on colonic motility in persons with SCI were studied and compared to those of spinally intact (SI) individuals.METHODS:The study was conducted in eight subjects with SCI (four paraplegic and four quadriplegic) and six age… CONTINUE READING
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