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Measurement of Electrical Activity of the Colon in Man

  • Herbert Livingston Duthie

Abstract

The basic changes in smooth muscle fibers connected with contraction have been studied in great detail in animal preparations involving both in vivo and in vitro techniques (Duthie, 1979). In recent years more attention has been paid to acquiring data from man which will form the basis of this chapter.

Keywords

Irritable Bowel Syndrome Slow Wave Diverticular Disease Slow Wave Activity Myoelectrical Activity 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • Herbert Livingston Duthie
    • 1
  1. 1.Welsh National School of MedicineCardiffUSA

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