Simplified balloon expulsion test

Beck, David E. (1992) Simplified balloon expulsion test. Diseases of the Colon and Rectum, 35 6: 597-598. doi:10.1007/BF02050542

Author Beck, David E.
Title Simplified balloon expulsion test
Journal name Diseases of the Colon and Rectum   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0012-3706
Publication date 1992-06
Sub-type Other
DOI 10.1007/BF02050542
Volume 35
Issue 6
Start page 597
End page 598
Total pages 2
Place of publication New York, NY, United States
Publisher Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Language eng
Abstract The balloon expulsion test is a simple and inexpensive method to evaluate a patient's ability to expel and retain stool. In conjunction with other methods, it assists in identifying patients with outlet obstruction or incontinence. A simplified method of performing a balloon expulsion test is described.
Keyword Outlet obstruction
Balloon expulsion
Defecation disorder
Q-Index Code CX
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Non-UQ

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Other
Collection: School of Medicine Publications
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