Effects of Posture on Gastric Emptying, Transpyloric Flow, and Hunger After a Glucose Drink in Healthy Humans

Abstract

Previous studies suggest that posture has relatively little effect on gastric emptying of high-nutrient liquids; these studies have, however, only assessed overall rates of gastric emptying, whereas gastric emptying is known to be predominantly a pulsatile phenomenon. In healthy subjects perceptions of appetite, such as hunger, are inversely related to… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10620-005-9010-3

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