Motility of Oddi's sphincter: recent developments and clinical applications.

@article{Coelho1996MotilityOO,
  title={Motility of Oddi's sphincter: recent developments and clinical applications.},
  author={J{\'u}lio C{\'e}zar Coelho and J{\'u}lio C{\'e}sar Wiederkehr},
  journal={American journal of surgery},
  year={1996},
  volume={172 1},
  pages={48-51}
}
BACKGROUND In recent years, applications of electromyographic, cineradiographic, scintilographic, and endoscopic manometric techniques have improved our knowledge of normal and abnormal motility of Oddi's sphincter. This sphincter coordinates the time and rate of secretion of about 3 liters of bile and pancreatic juice into the duodenum daily. METHODS… CONTINUE READING