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Digestive Disease Center

Internationally Recognized for Motility Disorders

For years, some patients' unexplained heartburn, nausea, vomiting, dysphagia, constipation or abdominal pain have been difficult to accurately diagnose and treat.

But in the last decade, Temple physicians have played a vital part in measuring gastrointestinal myoelec.

In addition to routine testing, such as esophageal manometry with provocative testing and anal manometry with biofeedback, we also perform other leading-edge techniques. We're one of the few centers offering antroduodenal motility, impedance tomography, and electrogastrography. At Temple, you'll also find:

  • 24-hour and 48-hour (BRAVO) monitoring of esophageal and oropharyngeal acidity, 24-hour monitoring of esophageal motility, and 24-hour monitoring of esophageal bile reflux

  • Electrogastrography, antroduodenal motility, and scintigraphic techniques can be performed simultaneously to evaluate esophageal transit, gastroesophageal reflux, gastric emptying, small intestinal transit and colonic transit in complex patients

  • Sphincter of Oddi manometry

  • Colonic transit testing for patients with chronic constipation and irritable bowel syndrome