The anatomical extent of the pyloric sphincteric cylinder, the pyloric mucosal zone and the pyloric antrum.

@article{Keet1982TheAE,
  title={The anatomical extent of the pyloric sphincteric cylinder, the pyloric mucosal zone and the pyloric antrum.},
  author={Albertus D. Keet},
  journal={South African medical journal = Suid-Afrikaanse tydskrif vir geneeskunde},
  year={1982},
  volume={62 10},
  pages={
          329-33
        }
}
  • Albertus D. Keet
  • Published 1982 in
    South African medical journal = Suid-Afrikaanse…
The anatomy of the pyloric sphincteric cylinder is discussed. The pyloric ring is not a separate anatomical structure, but is an inherent party of the cylinder. Contraction of the cylinder narrows the diameter of the pyloric ring, and thus of the pyloric aperture. The extent of the sphincteric cylinder is determined on radiographs. It is seen to be 3-5 cm in length when fully contracted. Anatomical features of the pyloric mucosal zone are reviewed. On the aboral side both the cylinder and the… CONTINUE READING

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