Sieving of solid food by the canine stomach and sieving after gastric surgery.

  title={Sieving of solid food by the canine stomach and sieving after gastric surgery.},
  author={James H. Meyer and James B. Thomson and Mitchell B. Cohen and A Shadchehr and S A Mandiola},
  volume={76 4},
Present concepts on the gastric emptying of solid materials derive from experiments with plastic spheres now known to be emptied differently than food. Accordingly, experiments were undertaken with radiolabeled chicken liver to assess (a) the size of meat particles passed by the normal canine stomach and (b) the effects of ulcer surgery on the rate of emptying and the size of emptied meat particles. Control or ulcer-operated dogs were prepared with chronic duodenal fistulas from which chyme was… CONTINUE READING

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