Gastrointestinal Motility: Which Test?
N. W. Read
Wrightson Biomedical, 1989 - Medical - 294 pages
Disorders of gastrointestinal motor function have been the subject of research for almost a century, but it is only in the last 20 years that real advances have been made in the understanding of this important area. Gastrointestinal motility, today, is a science which provides invaluable insights into the mechanisms, diagnosis and management of gastrointestinal disease.
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