Ambulatory Manometry

  • Andrew P. Zbar


Irritable Bowel Syndrome Restorative Proctocolectomy Fecal Soiling Anorectal Physiology Anal Canal Pressure 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andrew P. Zbar
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Clinical Medicine and ResearchUniversity of the West Indies, Queen Elizabeth HospitalBarbados

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