Peristalsis

Known as: Peristalses, VERMICULATION, vermicular movement 
A series of coordinated, rhythmic muscle contractions that occur throughout the length of the gastrointestinal tract and in the ureters. The body… (More)
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2015
Highly Cited
2015
BACKGROUND The Chicago Classification (CC) of esophageal motility disorders, utilizing an algorithmic scheme to analyze clinical… (More)
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Review
2012
Review
2012
BACKGROUND The Chicago Classification of esophageal motility was developed to facilitate the interpretation of clinical high… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
OBJECTIVES:Esophageal manometry is frequently used to assess for weak peristalsis. Although commonly used clinically, there are… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
1. Peristalsis was evoked in guinea-pig small intestine by slow fluid infusion and recorded onto video and digitized. Spatio… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Vaginal ultrasonography of uterine peristalsis during the follicular phase of the menstrual cycle demonstrates an increasing… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
The intestinal peristaltic reflex can be elicited by mucosal stimulation or circular muscle stretch. Muscle stretch activates… (More)
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
Patterns of lower oesophageal sphincter (LOS) function associated with the onset of 644 reflux episodes were recorded and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
Esophageal exposure to acid is a major determinant in the pathogenesis of reflux esophagitis. In this study, we analyzed the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1980
Highly Cited
1980
We investigated the mechanism of gastroesophageal reflux (GER) in 10 health volunteer subjects. Continuous recordings of… (More)
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1968
1968
Spontaneous colonic peristalsis in man occurs infrequently and, therefore, has proved difficult to investigate; radiological… (More)
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