Sitz marker study is used to see how fast food is moving through the intestines.
Understanding the procedure
The person will take a capsule that contains tiny markers. The markers will show up on x-rays and let the doctors track their progress through the intestines.
Five days after taking the capsule, x-ray images are taken of your stomach to see if any of the markers are left in the colon or have been expelled.
Indications for the procedure. This procedure it typically recommended for people with chronic constipation.