Catheters, Rectal, Manometric

Definition : Rectal catheters designed for measurement of pressure in the rectum and anal sphincter. These catheters may consist of tubes that require infusion of water at a constant rate, with ports through which flow rate is changed according to rectal or sphincter contractions (hydraulic manometry); these changes are converted into electrical signals by external sensors. Other catheters include several miniature built-in pressure transducers, avoiding the need of water perfusion. Manometric rectal catheters can evaluate the rectal musculature and anal sphincter functioning; they are mostly used in the diagnoses of fecal incontinence and constipation.

Entry Terms : "Pressure Transducer Catheters" , "Hydraulic Manometric Rectal Catheters" , "Pressure Transducer Manometric Rectal Catheters" , "Manometric Catheters" , "Catheters, Manometric Balloon" , "Catheters, Manometric"

UMDC code : 17745

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Natus Medical Inc

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Natus is a leading provider of healthcare products used for the screening, detection, treatment, monitoring and tracking of common medical ailments in newborn care, hearing impairment, neurological dysfunction, epilepsy, sleep disorders, and balance and mobility disorders.

Sandhill Scientific

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Sandhill Scientific is a world leading developer and marketer of innovative G.I. Diagnostic solutions. We pioneered Impedance/pH Total Reflux Monitoring for acid and nonacid reflux, forever changing worldwide diagnostic practice for refractory GERD.

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