The effect of moderate altitude upon human gastric emptying time.

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The effect of moderate altitude upon the motility of the human stomach has been studied in volunteer subjects. The time required for complete gastric emptying of a standard radiopaque meal has been determined by serial roentgenograms. No significant difference in human gastric emptying time was detected between the experiments conducted at ground level and… (More)

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@article{Shocket1953TheEO, title={The effect of moderate altitude upon human gastric emptying time.}, author={Everett Shocket and Maryjo M Jackson and H C DYME}, journal={The Journal of aviation medicine}, year={1953}, volume={24 2}, pages={113-22} }