Interdigestive motilin secretion and gallstone disease

Plasma motilin concentrations were measured in eight controls and 11 patients with radiolucent gallstones over a period of 3–4 h following an overnight fast. In five of these patients the interdigestive motor complex (IDMC) was studied simultaneously. The results indicate: a) cyclical changes of plasma motilin concentrations (mean cycle duration 110±9.9 and… CONTINUE READING