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The Timing of Pyloric Closure in Man: Studies with Impedence Electrodes

  • I. A. Eyre-Brook
  • G. E. Linhardt
  • R. H. Smallwood
  • A. G. Johnson

Abstract

Although during gastric emptying the pylorus can close with terminal antral contractions (1, 2), the key question for the prevention of duodenogastric reflux is whether the pylorus can close in response to duodenal contractions when the antrum is relaxed.

Keywords

Gastrointestinal Motility Impedence Electrode Electrical Study Silver Wire Impedence Technique 
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Reference

  1. 1.
    CARLSON H.C., CODE C.F., NELSON R.A. (1966). Motor action of the canine gastroduodenal junction: a cineradiographic pressure and electrical study. Am. J. Dig. Dis., 11, 155–172.Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    WHITE C.M., PDXON V., ALEXANDER-WILLIAMS J. (1981). A study of motility in the normal gastroduodenal region. Dig. Dis. Sci., 26, 609–616.Google Scholar

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© MTP Press Limited 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • I. A. Eyre-Brook
  • G. E. Linhardt
  • R. H. Smallwood
  • A. G. Johnson

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