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Your digestive system is a miracle of muscles, valves, digestive juices and nutrient absorption.
The synchronized, wave-like movement of your digestive system's muscles, which push food through the various parts of the system, is known as motility. Disturbances of gastrointestinal motility can cause a variety of symptoms, pain or discomfort and a loss of nutrient absorption.
The GI Motility Program at Cedars-Sinai provides referring physicians with complete tests of motility and gastro-intestinal functioning. Our comprehensive reports provide an analysis of motility tracings and expert comments.
The GI Motility Program offers the latest technologies for diagnosing motility disorders, including:
- 24-Hour Esophageal pH Study
- High-Resolution Anorectal Manometry
- Antroduodenal Manometry
- Breath Testing
- Colonic Motility / Scintigraphic Transit Study
- High-Resolution Esophageal Manometry
Below are a variety of resources for persons with digestive disorders and their families.