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ROBERT

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Re: belly-cam
« Reply #25 on: 05/05/2006 17:22:30 »
Hi Mike 2110,
the only obvious reason to reject PillCam is if you have poor peristalsis,
 as this could cause "retention":-
 
http://www.vivo.colostate.edu/hbooks/pathphys/digestion/basics/peristalsis.html

Poor gut motility can be caused by vascular or neurological diseases.

So the nature of your intestinal disorder would determine whether PillCam is appropriate.
« Last Edit: 05/05/2006 17:26:19 by ROBERT »
 

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