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Spatio-Temporal Motility MRI analysis of the stomach and colon

Menys, Alex; Hoad, Caroline; Spiller, Robin; Scott, Mark; Atkinson, David; Marciani, Luca; Taylor, Stuart


Alex Menys

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Professor of Gastroenterology

Mark Scott

David Atkinson

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Professor of Gastrointestinal Imaging

Stuart Taylor


Background: MRI is increasingly used to objectively assess gastrointestinal motility. However, motility metrics often do no not offer insights into the nature of contractile action. This study introduces a systematic method of making spatiotemporal measurements of contractions, based on changes in bowel lumen diameter.


Menys, A., Hoad, C., Spiller, R., Scott, M., Atkinson, D., Marciani, L., & Taylor, S. (2019). Spatio-Temporal Motility MRI analysis of the stomach and colon. Neurogastroenterology and Motility, 31(5), Article e13557.

Journal Article Type Article
Acceptance Date Jan 4, 2019
Online Publication Date Feb 28, 2019
Publication Date 2019-05
Deposit Date Jan 29, 2019
Publicly Available Date Feb 29, 2020
Print ISSN 1350-1925
Publisher Wiley
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 31
Issue 5
Article Number e13557
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Additional Information This is the peer reviewed version of the following article: Menys A, Hoad C, Spiller R, et al. Spatio‚Äźtemporal motility MRI analysis of the stomach and colon. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2019;e13557, which has been published in final form at This article may be used for non-commercial purposes in accordance with Wiley Terms and Conditions for Use of Self-Archived Versions.


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