Neuromuscular Function in the Biliary Tract

  title={Neuromuscular Function in the Biliary Tract},
  author={G M Mawe and Brigitte Lavoie and Mark T. Nelson and Mar{\'i}a Jos{\'e} L{\'o}pez Pozo},
Abstract This chapter provides an overview of the current knowledge of neuronal and muscular features of biliary tract motility and its regulation during healthy and pathophysiological conditions. The chapter is organized into three major sections to provide a summary of current knowledge regarding the neurochemistry, neurophysiology, neurohormonal regulation, and ionic properties of gallbladder and sphincter of Oddi motility, as well as an overview of the mechanisms that are responsible for… CONTINUE READING

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