Table 1

Effect of atropine om primary peristalsis

Saline Atropine
Peristaltic success (%)48 (9)9 (6)1-150
Distal amplitude (mm Hg)55 (8)27 (5)1-150
Distal velocity (cm/s)2.6 (0.2)3.6 (0.4)1-150
  • Data are expressed as mean (SEM).

  • 1-150 p < 0.05 v saline.