In contrast, the smooth muscle motilin receptor responses to higher doses and results in sustained antral contractions and improved antroduodenal
coordination, which effectively propels the gastric luminal contents distally towards the small and large intestines (4).
The effects of general anaesthesia on antroduodenal
motility, gastric pH and gastric emptying in man.
Abnormal esophageal motility related to the LES and antroduodenal motility has been observed in animal models (12) and in children with brain injury.
Miki K, Harada T, Kozaiwa K: Antroduodenal motor function and gastro-oesophageal reflux in neurologically impaired children, adolescents and young adults.
Real-time ultrasonographic assessment of antroduodenal
motility after ingestion of solid and liquid meals by patients with functional dyspepsia.
The result is a vicious cycle: Poor glucose control leads to antral dilation and hypomotility, gastric dysrhythmia, and lack of antroduodenal
If it has not already been done, a test called an antroduodenal
manometry may be considered.