|An antro-duodenal manometry examination is used to evaluate the motor activity of the small bowel.
Measuring abnormal contractions or abnormal motor patterns in the antrum or the small intestine is helpful to diagnose normal or abnormal small bowel function. Motility disorders as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS or spastic colon), diffuse motor dysfunction can be diagnosed.
Migrating Motor ComplexThe normal Migrating Motor Complex (MMC), the mechanism by which food is processed through the gastrointestinal tract, has a period of about 1.5 hours. It can be divided into 3 phases:
Solar GI, intelligent manometry system
With the Solar GI antro-duodenal examination software, phase I, II and III and MMC cycles can be recorded. Solid state or water perfusion catheters with 4 to 21 channels can be used.