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Gastric manometry

In this test a thin tube is passed through the throat and into the stomach to measure the muscular contractions of the stomach as it digests food. It can provide an indication of how the stomach and intestine are moving, and may signal potential obstructions or lack of coordination in muscular function. Manometry can help to identify whether the cause of your digestive issues is muscular or nerve related, but is rarely required in routine practice. 


If you are interested in other gastrointestinal-focused information and intervention websites developed and hosted at
Swinburne University of Technology,
please go to:

IBSclinic.mindovergut.com for individuals with Irritable Bowel Syndrome

IBDclinic.mindovergut.com for individuals with Inflammatory Bowel Disease


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