Prolonged Ambulatory Duodeno-Jejunal Manometry in Humans: Normal Values and Gender Effect

@article{Soffer1998ProlongedAD,
  title={Prolonged Ambulatory Duodeno-Jejunal Manometry in Humans: Normal Values and Gender Effect},
  author={Edy E. Soffer and Satawat Thongsawat and Shawn M. Ellerbroek},
  journal={American Journal of Gastroenterology},
  year={1998},
  volume={93},
  pages={1318-1323}
}
Objective:The aim of this study was to provide a detailed comparison of motor activity in the duodenum and jejunum and between men and women studied by prolonged ambulatory manometry.Methods:Thirty healthy volunteers (17 males) underwent prolonged ambulatory recording of duodeno-jejunal motility using a catheter with five built-in strain-gauge transducers (two duodenal and three jejunal). Manometric data was obtained during an extended period of fasting, the postprandial period and during sleep… CONTINUE READING
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