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Gastrointestinal blood flow-measuring techniques

Handbook of Physiology, The Gastrointestinal System, Motility and Circulation

  1. A. P. Shepherd,
  2. J. W. Kiel

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp060137

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Shepherd, A. P. and Kiel, J. W. 2011. Gastrointestinal blood flow-measuring techniques. Comprehensive Physiology. 1335–1370.

Author Information

  1. Department of Physiology, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Microsphere Technique
    • 1.1
      Principle of Measurement
    • 1.2
      Fractionation of Intramural Blood Flow in Intestine
    • 1.3
      Microsphere Studies in Gastric Circulation
  • 2
    Laser-Doppler Velocimetry
    • 2.1
      History
    • 2.2
      Theory of Laser-Doppler Blood Flowmetry
    • 2.3
      Evaluations in Gastrointestinal Tract
  • 3
    Aminopyrine Clearance and Other pH Trapping Techniques
    • 3.1
      Overview of pH Trapping Methods
    • 3.2
      Theoretical Background
    • 3.3
      Evaluation of Aminopyrine Clearance
  • 4
    Hydrogen Clearance
    • 4.1
      History
    • 4.2
      Principle of Measurement
    • 4.3
      Advantages and Disadvantages of Hydrogen Clearance
    • 4.4
      Locally Generated Hydrogen
  • 5
    Conclusions