How long does the procedure take?
Anorectal manometry performed on the mcompass usually takes about 15 minutes to complete.
How long does the battery last?
On a full charge the battery in the tablet will last about 8 hours.
Is the catheter made of latex?
The catheters for the mcompass are made of all non-latex materials.
What CPT codes are associated with anorectal manometry?
Testing Device ReimbursementsÂ are covered underÂ codes: 91122 Anorectal manometry. 91120Â Rectal sensation, tone, and compliance test
What do the patients need to do to prepare for the procedure?
Let your patient know the following:
- Give yourself one or two FleetÂ® enemas 2 hours prior to your study. You can purchase the Fleet enema from a pharmacy or supermarket.
- You should not eat anything during the two hours prior to the procedure. If you are diabetic, this may involve adjusting your diabetic medications.
- You may take regular medications with small sips of water at least 2 hours prior to the study.
Does the mcompass have WiFi capabilities?
The mcompass has easy built-in WiFi for emailing of full digital encrypted results to appropriate specialists as needed.
Do we need a cart or dedicated room?
The mcompass is a portable wireless system that only weighs 3 lbs, eliminating the need for a cart or dedicated room.
What sort of maintenance is required for the catheters?
The high-performance, disposable catheters just need to be thrown out after they have been used. No cleaning or maintenance is required.