Gastric emptying and intestinal transit of liquid and solid markers in rats with chronic uremia.

@article{Wang2001GastricEA,
  title={Gastric emptying and intestinal transit of liquid and solid markers in rats with chronic uremia.},
  author={Syu-Siang Wang and K. Y. Lu and S M Chen and Thomas K Young},
  journal={The Chinese journal of physiology},
  year={2001},
  volume={44 2},
  pages={81-7}
}
Gastrointestinal motor abnormalities may account for dyspeptic symptoms of chronic uremia patients. However, the data on gastric emptying are conflicting in human studies. We, therefore, assessed gastric emptying and gastrointestinal transit in a rat uremia model. Chronic uremia was induced by five-sixths nephrectomy in the rats. After 20-hour fasting, the… CONTINUE READING