Disturbed gastroduodenal motility in duodenal ulcer patients

A series of studies conducted by Mr David Kerrigan and using the Dent sleeve demonstrated that acid can get trapped in the duodenal bulb in patients predisposed to duodenal ulceration. This can be prevented by drugs that induce gastroduodenal peristalsis. Houghton, L.A., Kerrigan, D., Read, N.W. (1990) Effect of intraduodenal... Read more »