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In vivo myoelectric activity: methods, analysis, and interpretation

Handbook of Physiology, The Gastrointestinal System, Motility and Circulation

  1. Sushil K. Sarna

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp060121

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Sarna, S. K. 2011. In vivo myoelectric activity: methods, analysis, and interpretation. Comprehensive Physiology. 817–863.

Author Information

  1. Departments of Surgery and Physiology, Medical College of Wisconsin, and Department of Surgical Research, Clement J. Zablocki Veterans Administration Medical Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Control of Phasic Contractions
    • 1.1
      Temporal Control of Phasic Contractions
    • 1.2
      Spatial Control of Phasic Contractions
  • 2
    Methods of Recording
  • 3
    Methods of Analysis
  • 4
    Terminology
  • 5
    Spatial and Temporal Patterns of in Vivo Myoelectric Activity
    • 5.1
      Stomach
    • 5.2
      Small Intestine
    • 5.3
      Colon and Rectum
    • 5.4
      Esophagus
    • 5.5
      Sphincters and Organ Junctions
    • 5.6
      Sphincters
    • 5.7
      Organ Junctions
    • 5.8
      Gallbladder
  • 6
    Special Situation Contractions
    • 6.1
      Vomiting
    • 6.2
      Caudad Mass Movement
  • 7
    Relaxation-Oscillator Versus Cable Model to Explain Organization of Electrical Control Activity
    • 7.1
      Passive Conduction
    • 7.2
      Regenerative Propagation
    • 7.3
      Relaxation-Oscillator Propagation
  • 8
    Summary