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Hydrophilic Colloids in Colonic Motility

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Part of the Handbook of Experimental Pharmacology book series (HEP, volume 59 / 2)

Abstract

Colonic motor activity has been shown to be of clinical importance in diverticular disease, the irritable bowel syndrome and the patient with colitis who is constipated. A decrease in colonic intraluminal pressure may be obtained by pharmacological agents but increasing stool weight may also decrease colonic pressure.

Keywords

Bile Acid Irritable Bowel Syndrome Dietary Fibre Diverticular Disease Intraluminal Pressure 
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