How to Interpret a Functional or Motility Test - Colon Transit Study

@inproceedings{Kim2012HowTI,
  title={How to Interpret a Functional or Motility Test - Colon Transit Study},
  author={Eun Kim and Poong-Lyul Rhee},
  booktitle={Journal of neurogastroenterology and motility},
  year={2012}
}
Measurement of colon transit time is the most basic and primary tool in evaluating disorders of colonic motility. In particular, it is helpful in pathologic diagnosis and for planning management in patients with constipation. Several techniques for measuring colon transit time currently exist. The standard measurement of colon transit time has been performed using radioopaque marker test. The radioopaque marker test is the most widely used method; it is simple to perform as well as being cost… CONTINUE READING