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Motor and myoelectric activity associated with vomiting, regurgitation, and nausea

Handbook of Physiology, The Gastrointestinal System, Motility and Circulation

  1. Ivan M. Lang,
  2. Sushil K. Sarna

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp060132

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Lang, I. M. and Sarna, S. K. 2011. Motor and myoelectric activity associated with vomiting, regurgitation, and nausea. Comprehensive Physiology. 1179–1198.

Author Information

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

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Digestive Tract Motor and Myoelectric Activity Associated With Vomiting
    • 1.1
      Motor Events
    • 1.2
      Myoelectric Events
    • 1.3
      Independence From Retching and Vomitus Expulsion
    • 1.4
      Functions of Retrograde Giant Contraction
    • 1.5
      Neural Control
    • 1.6
      Neuropharmacology
  • 2
    Digestive Tract Motor Activity Associated With Regurgitation
  • 3
    Nausea and Prodromal Signs of Vomiting
    • 3.1
      Nausea
    • 3.2
      Prodromal Signs of Vomiting
  • 4
    Conclusions