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Mechanism of gastric emptying through the pyloric sphincter: a human study.

Shafik A, El Sibai O, Shafik A, Shafik I ...see all

Medical science monitor : international medical journal of experimental and clinical research, vol. 13, issue 1 (2007) pp. CR24-9

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The current view holds that gastric emptying is effected by the force of the antral peristaltic wave squeezing food particles through pyloric sphincter resistance. Whether this is accomplished by a reflex action was investigated.

Author-supplied keywords

  • Adult
  • Anesthesia
  • Carbon Dioxide
  • Female
  • Gastric Emptying
  • Gastric Emptying: physiology
  • Humans
  • Local
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Pressure
  • Pyloric Antrum
  • Pyloric Antrum: physiology
  • Pylorus
  • Pylorus: physiology

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  • SGR: 33845995134
  • PUI: 46045529
  • ISSN: 1234-1010
  • SCOPUS: 2-s2.0-33845995134
  • PMID: 17179906


  • Ahmed Shafik

  • Olfat El Sibai

  • Ali A Shafik

  • Ismail A Shafik

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