Effect of glucagon on esophageal motor function.

  title={Effect of glucagon on esophageal motor function.},
  author={Walter J. Hogan and Wylie J. Dodds and Samuel E. Hoke and Dr. P. E. Reid and R. K. Kalkhoff and Ronald C. Arndorfer},
  volume={69 1},
This study evaluates the effect of exogenous glucagon on esophageal motor function in man. Manometric studies were performed using an infused catheter system. Resting lower esophageal sphincter (LES) pressure was monitored before and after intravenous pulse doses of glucagon (1 to 100 mug). The effect of glucagon (0 mug ) on esophageal peristalsis was also studied. Multiple blood samples were taken for determination of glucagon, insulin, and glucose concentration. Glucagon effect on LES… CONTINUE READING
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