Short-chain fatty acids do not alter jejunal motility in man

Abstract

Short-chain fatty acids (SCFAs) alter ileal and colonic motility, but their effects on duodenojejunal motility are unknown. Simultaneous jejunal manometric recordings and hydrogen breath tests after lactulose were performed in eight healthy subjects during continuous duodenal infusion of either saline or SCFAs. These experiments were conducted in the… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF01308171

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