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Diagnostic Process

Sitzmarks for Kids

Easy to administer in-office or via telemedicine, & it helps identify physiological causes!

Sitzmarks for Kids

Simplified Transit Time Test

Non-invasive Diagnostic Tool

SAFE | SIMPLE | RELIABLE

Rx Only

For Single Dose Only

24 radiopaque markers per capsule (Size 00)

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HELP DIAGNOSE CONDITIONS such as

Chronic constipation

Outlet obstruction

Hypomotility

Other bowel disorders

WHAT’S IN

THE CAPSULE?

Each SITZMARKS for KIDS capsule contains 24 radiopaque markers, which are visible and easy to see before the child swallows it. The capsule dissolves and releases the harmless, tiny markers inside the child’s digestive tract.

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DAY 1

Pediatric patient swallows SITZMARKS capsule containing radiopaque markers. Alternative methods for those who cannot swallow the capsule include opening the capsule and emptying the contents into applesauce (or other similar food).

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Sitzmarks for Kids

DAYs 1-4

Pediatric patient continues their normal routine as the capsule dissolves and releases the harmless, tiny markers inside the child’s digestive tract.

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DAY 5

Pediatric patient has a flat plate abdominal x-ray.

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Healthcare provider will receive radiology results.

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HERE is THE HEALTHCARE PROVIDER GUIDE ON READING THE POTENTIAL RESULTS

Normal

>80% of the markers are passed by Day 5, colonic transit is not grossly abnormal.

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Sitzmarks for Kids

AbNormal Transit

When remaining markers are scattered about the colon, condition is most likely hypomotility or colonic inertia.

When remaining markers accumulate in the rectum or rectosigmoid, this is most likely functional outlet delay, e.g., internal rectal prolapse, anismus.

Potential blockage

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CONSULT THE EXPERTS

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