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Clinical Trial

The Influence of Body Position (Lying, Sitting, and Squatting) on Defecation Dynamics

We plan to conduct a controlled experiment comparing the ability to defecate artificial stool as well as the anorectal pressure changes between three different body positions.

Eligibility Criteria

  • INCLUSION: -constipated or non-constipated healthy volunteers - age 18 and up EXCLUSION: -Pregnancy - Rectal or anal surgery within the last 6 months - Active/Painful hemorrhoids or anal fissures - Those unable to provide consent due to cognitive deficits 1. - Known latex allergy

Contact Information

    Satish Rao

    (706) 721-6100