Accession Number:

AD0461080

Title:

GASTRIC MOTILITY: THE ELECTROGASTROGRAM.

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.,

Corporate Author:

INDIANA UNIV AT BLOOMINGTON

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Report Date:

1965-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

1.0

Abstract:

This report discusses interrelations between gastrointestinal activity and the behavior of the organism as a whole. A method of recording the electrogastrogram, EGG, from electrodes fixed to the skin surface of the abdomen is described. The report starts with a brief history of various methods for recording gastric activity it then proceeds to discuss the nature of the EGG and the techniques for analyzing the records obtained. It ends with a brief summary of research results which provide information about the source of the potentials and about the validity of the method. Author

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Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE