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During an antroduodenal manometry a doctor places a small and flexible tube through the nose or an existing g-tube into the stomach and small intestine. This measures how your child’s stomach and intestines move. It's done to help find the cause of your child’s symptoms, such as vomiting, abdominal distention, feeding difficulties, retching, gastroparesis or other stomach and bowel problems.
A gastroenterology nurse practitioner or doctor at Boston Children's will create a follow-up plan for your child. The nurse will review the plan and all instructions with you before you leave.
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