Sympathetic input into the enteric nervous system.

  title={Sympathetic input into the enteric nervous system.},
  author={Ove Lundgren},
  volume={47 Suppl 4},
  pages={iv33-5; discussion iv36}
Introduction The basic concepts of the autonomic nervous system of organs and tissues were formulated around the turn of the century and summarised in a classical monograph by Langley (1921). The detailed distribution of the sympathetic nerves was, however, not elucidated until it became possible to stain sympathetic neurones specifically using the FalckHillarp technique. When this technique was applied to the gastrointestinal tract the picture seen was in some respects surprising. At the time… CONTINUE READING


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