The enteric nervous system II: gastrointestinal functions.

@article{Hansen2003TheEN,
  title={The enteric nervous system II: gastrointestinal functions.},
  author={Mark Berner Hansen},
  journal={Pharmacology & toxicology},
  year={2003},
  volume={92 6},
  pages={249-57}
}
The enteric nervous system is involved in most of the physiological and pathophysiological processes in the gastrointestinal tract. This Minireview is part two of three and describes the role of the enteric nervous system in gastrointestinal functions (motility, exocrine and endocrine secretions, blood flow, and immune processes) in health and some disease states. In this context, the functional importance of the enteric nervous system for food intake, the gall bladder, and pancreas will be… CONTINUE READING