Table 1

Compliance (ml/mm Hg) in the rectum and sigmoid colon

ControlsADDSUDD
Data are mean (SEM).
ADD, asymptomatic diverticular disease; SUDD, symptomatic uncomplicated diverticular disease.
Rectum7.5 (0.1)7.1 (0.7)9.2 (0.9)
Sigmoid preprandial4.1 (0.5)3.7 (0.5)4.1 (1.2)
Sigmoid postprandial4.7 (0.7)4.6 (0.9)3.9 (0.9)