There are several methods to perform anal manometry. Every technique is associated with inherent pros and cons. We prefer a water-perfused stationary pull-through technique or a water-perfused automatic continuous pull-through technique. With the former method, pressures can be more accurately measured, while the latter technique has the advantage of a more exact definition of the high pressure zone. For the automatic continuous pull-through technique, a mechanical puller is utilized (Fig. 8.7). Furthermore, due to a standardized pull-through technique with a puller, a three-
dimensional sphincter model can be calculated by means of a computer (Fig. 8.8).
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