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Pyloric sphincter structure

Known as: Musculus sphincter pyloricus, Sphincters, Pyloric, Sphincter, Pyloric 
The muscular structure at the distal portion of the stomach, opening into the duodenum.
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
BACKGROUND & AIMS Hedgehog signaling is critical in gastrointestinal patterning. Mice deficient in Hedgehog signaling exhibit… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
OBJECTIVES:We aimed to determine if botulinum toxin injection into the pyloric sphincter improves gastric emptying and reduces… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Diabetic gastroparesis is a common clinical problem. The pathophysiology includes prolonged pyloric contractions that… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND & AIMS Nitric oxide (NO) is a major inhibitory neurotransmitter in the gut. This study aimed to identify the effect of… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND & AIMS Previous studies have suggested that a specific class of interstitial cells of Cajal (ICC) act as mediators in… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
BACKGROUND & AIMS The interstitial cells of Cajal form a network in close association with the smooth muscle of the gut. They are… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
BACKGROUND & AIMS Interstitial cells of Cajal (ICCs) are believed to initiate the basic contractile activity of the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
By homologous recombination, we have generated mice that lack the neuronal nitric oxide synthase (NOS) gene. Neuronal NOS… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
AIM: To determine associations between enterogastric bile reflux and gastric mucosal pathology. METHOD: A retrospective study… Expand
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Highly Cited
1973
Highly Cited
1973
To investigate the physiological characteristics of the human pylorus, simultaneous measurements of intraluminal pressure and… Expand
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