Clinical Mechanics in the Gut: An Introduction

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The gastrointestinal tract is a series of organs each with distinct mechanical functions. Each organ within the system brings food contents in the gut lumen to the site of absorption through separate ...
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Hans Gregersen and James Christensen


To many physicians, gastrointestinal mechanics often seems a matter of pipes and valves. To gastrointestinal physiologists, gastrointestinal mechanics seems hugely complicated and still, to a large degree, incomprehensible. Most engineers probably have thought so little about the matter to have any opinion about it at all.


College of Bioengineering Chongqing University Chongqing China.