Effect of Meal Ingestion on Ileocolonic and Colonic Transit in Health and Irritable Bowel Syndrome

@article{Deiteren2009EffectOM,
  title={Effect of Meal Ingestion on Ileocolonic and Colonic Transit in Health and Irritable Bowel Syndrome},
  author={Annemie Deiteren and Michael Camilleri and Duane D. Burton and Sanna McKinzie and Archana S. Rao and Alan R. Zinsmeister},
  journal={Digestive Diseases and Sciences},
  year={2009},
  volume={55},
  pages={384-391}
}
Postprandial symptoms in irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) have been associated with increased bowel contractility. To compare ileocolonic and colonic responses to feeding in health and IBS. We prospectively analyzed data from separate research trials in 122 IBS patients and 41 healthy volunteers. Ileocolonic transit (ICT) was evaluated before (colonic filling [CF]3h) and immediately after (CF4h) a standard lunch at 3 h 45 min, and 2 h thereafter. The colonic geometric center (GC) was calculated 2… CONTINUE READING