This book describes how to perform and interpret GI motility tests in conjunction with learning GI motility and neurogastroenterology. Drs. Henry P. Parkman, Richard W. McCallum, Satish S.C. Rao, and their contributors detail the wide range of procedures that are used for the evaluation of patients in the GI motility laboratory. Illustrated with examples of tracings and studies, this book discusses the equipment and technology, while providing a understanding of normal and abnormal manometry patterns as well as information on billing and coding. Some Chapter Topics Include- Impedance Studies, High Resolution Manometry and Sensitivity Testing in Assessing Esophageal DisordersGastric Emptying Scintigraphy Breath Testing for Carbohydrate Malabsorption and Bacterial Overgrowth Assessment of Gut Transit with Radiopaque Markers and Scintigraphy Novel Tests such as Wireless Motility Capsule for Evaluation of Regional and Whole Gut Transit/ Motility Functional Brain Imaging in GI NeurophysiologyGastroesophageal Reflux DiseaseGastroparesisIrritable Bowel Syndrome Constipation Fecal Incontinence. 'GI Motility Testing- A Laboratory and Office Handbook' explains how to integrate diagnostic information into decision making for day-to-day patient care, making it ideal for gastroenterologists, surgeons, GI fellows, internists, physician assistants, technicians, nurses, and nurse practitioners.