Electrical arrhythmias in the human stomach.

  title={Electrical arrhythmias in the human stomach.},
  author={Chris J. Stoddard and Rod H. Smallwood and Herbert L. Duthie},
  volume={22 9},
Myoelectrical activity was recorded from the human antrum on 136 occasions using a monopolar mucosal electrode in preoperative and post-vagotomy patients, and bipolar serosal electrodes in post-cholecystectomy patients, and the incidence of antral arrhythmias observed. Arrhythmias of long duration were observed in five out of 62 patients after vagotomy and one out of 10 patients after cholecystectomy, but not in preoperative patients. They were characterised by slow waves with increased… CONTINUE READING

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