Anorectal manometry is a medical procedure designed to measure whether the muscles—particularly the sphincter muscles—in the anus and rectum are functioning optimally.
What is an Anorectal Manometry Test?
An anorectal manometry test is a diagnostic procedure used to evaluate how well the rectum and anal sphincter work to eliminate stool. The end goal of anorectal manometry is treatment customized to address the specific problem. Treatments may include diet, medications, biofeedback, muscle strengthening exercises, or surgery.