Rectal compliance as a routine measurement: extreme volumes have direct clinical impact and normal volumes exclude rectum as a problem.

Abstract

PURPOSE The clinical impact of rectal compliance and sensitivity measurement is not clear. The aim of this study was to measure the rectal compliance in different patient groups compared with controls and to establish the clinical effect of rectal compliance. METHODS Anorectal function tests were performed in 974 consecutive patients (284 men). Normal… (More)

Topics

Cite this paper

@article{FeltBersma2000RectalCA, title={Rectal compliance as a routine measurement: extreme volumes have direct clinical impact and normal volumes exclude rectum as a problem.}, author={Richelle J. F. Felt-Bersma and Cornelius EJ Sloots and Alexander C. Poen and M. A. Cuesta and Samantha Meuwissen}, journal={Diseases of the colon and rectum}, year={2000}, volume={43 12}, pages={1732-8} }