What is colonic manometry?

Also known as: colon manometry.

If a person has problems digesting food or passing it through the body, a colonic manometry may be performed. This procedure involves using a colonoscope to place a catheter in the colon (large intestines) in order to check its function.


Reviewed by: Carrie Firestone Baum, MD

This page was last updated on: 1/29/2019 3:21:13 PM

© 2022 Nicklaus Children's Hospital. All Rights Reserved.