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Anatomy and physiology of the stomach.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16139026     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
In this article, key concepts in gastric anatomy and physiology are reviewed. Attention is given to historical development of concepts of acid secretion, to the role of stomach in digestion, and to the mechanisms that protect gastric mucosa from acid and hostile luminal conditions. Evolving ideas that may influence understand-ing of the physiologic consequences of emerging therapeutics, and procedures that target anatomy or function of the stomach are also reviewed.
Authors:
David I Soybel
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Surgical clinics of North America     Volume:  85     ISSN:  0039-6109     ISO Abbreviation:  Surg. Clin. North Am.     Publication Date:  2005 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-09-05     Completed Date:  2005-11-10     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0074243     Medline TA:  Surg Clin North Am     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  875-94, v     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis Street Boston, MA 02115, USA. dsoybel@partners.org
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Humans
Stomach / anatomy & histology*,  physiology*

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