Clinical relevance of anorectal function investigations

R J Felt-Bersma, S G Meuwissen
Hepato-gastroenterology 1992, 39 (2): 181-6
Anorectal function tests are often performed in patients with anorectal disorders. The test results have shown considerable overlap between normal controls and patients. Therefore, purely clinical indications for the individual anorectal function tests are few, and the strength of these tests lies in their combination. When the patient is not eligible for surgery or biofeedback, there is no indication for these tests.

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