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

by Ahmed Shafik, Olfat El Sibai, Ali A Shafik, Ismail A Shafik
Medical science monitor : international medical journal of experimental and clinical research ()


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.

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