Table 4

Motility characteristics for the last 30 minutes of phase II preceding duodenal phase III activity of the distal antrum and proximal duodenum while on LDA or HDA compared with control

Control LDA HDA
Antrum
 Frequency (contractions/min)0.39 (0.10)0.26 (0.09)0.09 (0.03)7-150
 Mean amplitude (mm Hg)126 (14)124 (14)130 (15)
 Motility index (mm Hg.s)5100 (1585)3345 (1669)881 (335)7-150
Duodenum
 Frequency (contractions/min)1.00 (0.17)0.81 (0.11)0.56 (0.08)7-150
 Mean amplitude (mm Hg)24.0 (1.2)25.3 (1.5)23.8 (1.5)
 Motility index (mm Hg.s)1209 (179)1025 (137)699 (141)7-150
  • Results expressed as mean (SEM).

  • 7-150 p<0.05 compared with control.