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The gastric response to a transpyloric duodenal tube.
  1. G F Longstreth,
  2. J R Malagelada,
  3. V L Go


    The quantification of gastric, pancreatic, biliary, and small bowel functions in man often requires the use of intestinal tubes. In this study, the presence of a transpyloric tube did not alter gastric emptying, acid secretion, or serum gastrin levels in response to an ordinary solid meal.

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