The American Journal of Digestive Diseases

, Volume 15, Issue 3, pp 271–276 | Cite as

A method of recording the gastric electrical activity in man

  • H. Monges
  • J. Salducci
Methods And Technics


A method of recording the gastric electrical activity in man with electrodes introduced perorally into the gastric cavity and applied by suction against the mucosa is described. This method was utilized in 40 adult subjects in good health and who were fasted 12 hr prior to the investigation; they were placed in the supine position. The gastric antrum was specially studied. The pacesetter potential and the fast spiking activities occurring during the contractions were recorded.


Public Health Good Health Supine Position Electrical Activity Spike Activity 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Monges
    • 1
  • J. Salducci
    • 1
  1. 1.From the Department of GastroenterologyHôpital Nord13 Marseille (15e)France

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