Potential of intestinal electrical stimulation for obesity: a preliminary canine study.

@article{Yin2007PotentialOI,
  title={Potential of intestinal electrical stimulation for obesity: a preliminary canine study.},
  author={Jieyun Yin and Hao-nan Ouyang and Jiande D. Z. Chen},
  journal={Obesity},
  year={2007},
  volume={15 5},
  pages={
          1133-8
        }
}
OBJECTIVE The aims of this study were to investigate the therapeutic potential of intestinal electrical stimulation (IES) for obesity. Experiments were performed to investigate the effects of IES on food intake, gastric tone, gastric accommodation, and its possible pathway. RESEARCH METHODS AND PROCEDURES Ten normal dogs and six dogs with truncal vagotomy were used in this study. Each dog was equipped with a gastric cannula for the measurement of gastric tone and accommodation by barostat and… CONTINUE READING
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