Clinical Research
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World J Gastroenterol. Feb 28, 2006; 12(8): 1243-1248
Published online Feb 28, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i8.1243
Figure 4
Figure 4 Bland and Altman statistics (plot of differences between pairs vs their names) of the short-(open symbols) and medium-term( filled symbols) reproducibility of the measurement of the lag phase (T-Lag, panel A), the gastric half emptying time (T½ , panel B), and the gastric emptying coefficient (GEC, panel C) of the solid phase gastric emptying with a breath test using 75 mL (68 mg) 13C-octanoic acid and the isotope-selective nondispersive infrared spectrometry. On each panel the respective borders of the 95% confidence intervals are plotted - cf. the legend of the GEC graph, panel C.