Telemetric snd Isotope Methods of Measuring Gastric Acid Secretion, Motility, and Emptying

  • Georg Stacher


The classical methods of measuring gastric acid secretion by means of a nasogastric tube and extra- or intracorporal titration are of limited value in psychophysiological investigations. The stimuli arising from the tube impose considerable stress on the subjects and often induce retching and nausea. The stimuli, thereby, can alter the physiological state of the whole organism includ ing the function of the organ under study.


Gastric Emptying Gastric Acid Secretion Contractile Activity Gastric Pressure Psychophysiological Investigation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Georg Stacher
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  1. 1.Psychophysiology Unit at the Psychiatric and at the First Surgical ClinicUniversity of ViennaViennaAustria

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