Experimental electrogastrography

Authors: J. Bureš 1;  I. Tachecí 1;  J. Květina 1;  M. Pavlík 2;  M. Kuneš 3;  K. Musílek 3;  D. Jun 3;  J. Žďárová Karasová 3;  T. Douda 1;  S. Rejchrt 1;  K. Kuča 3;  M. Kopáčová 1
Authors‘ workplace: II. interní gastroenterologická klinika LF UK a FN Hradec Králové 1;  Centrum pokročilých studií, Fakulta vojenského zdravotnictví, Univerzita obrany, Hradec Králové 2;  Centrum biomedicínského výzkumu, FN Hradec Králové 3
Published in: Gastroent Hepatol 2014; 68(3): 237-242
Category: Important Anniversary: Original Article

Práce je věnována památce prof. MUDr. Zdeňka Mařatky, DrSc. u příležitosti 100. výročí jeho narození.


Surface electrogastrography (EGG) is a non-invasive method of recording gastric myoelectrical activity from cuta­neous leads placed over the stomach. Our group set up and worked out the methods for EGG in experimental pigs. The dominant frequency in pigs is fully comparable with that found in humans. EGG in experimental pigs is feasible. Experimental EGG is an important basis for further preclinical projects in pharmacology and toxicology.

Key words:
electrogastrography – experimental pig – preclinical studies – Sus scrofa f. domestica

The authors declare they have no potential conflicts of interest concerning drugs, products, or services used in the study.

The Editorial Board declares that the manuscript met the ICMJE „uniform requirements“ for biomedical papers.

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