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The lactulose hydrogen breath test as a measure of orocaecal transit time.

Authors
  • Jorge, J M
  • Wexner, S D
  • Ehrenpreis, E D
Type
Published Article
Journal
The European journal of surgery = Acta chirurgica
Publication Date
Aug 01, 1994
Volume
160
Issue
8
Pages
409–416
Identifiers
PMID: 7811826
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The lactulose hydrogen breath test is valuable to assess orocaecal transit time. It is simple, non-invasive, and reproducible, and may be of value in differentiating between generalised hypomotility and colonic inertia.

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