Neurogastroenterology and motility involves the study of gastrointestinal peristalsis utlizing advanced procedures and techniques such as manometry.
Manometry testing involves the use of varying pressures to localize various diseases and determine myopathic, neuropathic, or mixed origin.
At Stanford Children's Health and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford we offer full-range testing including: esophageal, antroduodenal, colonic, and anorectal manometry.
- Anorectal Malformations
- Chronic Nausea
- Chronic Refractory Constipation
- Chronic Unexplained Vomiting
- Disorders of the Gut-Brain Axis (DGBA, formerly functional GI Disorders)
- Delayed Gastric Emptying
- Esophageal Achalasia
- Fecal Impaction
- Fecal Incontinence (Soiling or encopresis)
- Gastric Emptying Delay
- Hirschsprung Disease
- Pediatric Intestinal Pseudo-Obstruction (PIPO)
- Rumination Syndrome