Brief Article
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World J Gastroenterol. Aug 28, 2010; 16(32): 4079-4083
Published online Aug 28, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i32.4079
Table 1 Abdominal withdrawal reflex scoring criteria
0No behavioral response to colorectal distention
1Immobile during colorectal distention and occasionally clicked the head at the onset of the stimulus
2A mild contraction of abdominal muscles, but not lifting the abdomen off the platform
3A strong contraction of the abdominal muscles and lifting the abdomen off the platform, not lifting the pelvic structure off the platform
4Arching body and lifting the pelvic structure and scrotum