A model for studying saliva secretion in the conscious dog.

@article{Pagani1988AMF,
  title={A model for studying saliva secretion in the conscious dog.},
  author={Francesca Pagani and A. Sagrada and Ada Brambilla and Sylvain Brunet and Antonio Giachetti},
  journal={Archives internationales de pharmacodynamie et de therapie},
  year={1988},
  volume={291},
  pages={253-62}
}
Parotid saliva secretion was studied in conscious dogs in which a chronic fistula of the parotid duct was provoked by a simple surgical procedure. To validate the technique employed, the responsiveness of the gland to various stimuli was examined. The volume of secretion was measured as well as the concentrations of Na+, K+ and calcium. Secretion was… CONTINUE READING