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Effects of Hindbrain L-Glutamic Acid Application on Gastrointestinal Motor Function in the Cat

  • H. S. OrmsbeeIII
  • F. C. Barone
  • D. M. Lombardi
  • L. C. McCartney

Abstract

Electrical stimulation of the dorsal motor nucleus of the vagus nerve (DMV) generally increases circular muscle contractions in the stomach and small bowel [1,2]. The effect of DMV electrical stimulation on lower esophageal sphincter (LES) function recently has been determined [1]. A relatively large portion of the cat hindbrain, associated with the DMV, is involved in the control of LES pressure (LESP) [1].

Keywords

Lower Esophageal Sphincter Hypertonic Saline Gastrointestinal Motility Lower Esophageal Sphincter Pressure Cervical Vagotomy 
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  • H. S. OrmsbeeIII
  • F. C. Barone
  • D. M. Lombardi
  • L. C. McCartney

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