Postprandial stomach contents have multiple acid layers.

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GOALS The purpose of this study was to evaluate patterns in gastric pH both fasting and postprandially in different body positions. STUDY Ten healthy volunteers were studied. A pH probe was positioned with an electrode 15 cm below the lower esophageal sphincter proximal border then withdrawn 1 cm every 30 seconds to 5 cm above the lower esophageal… (More)

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