"Peristalsis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A movement, caused by sequential muscle contraction, that pushes the contents of the intestines or other tubular organs in one direction.
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Peristalsis".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Peristalsis".
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Peristalsis" by people in Profiles.
Effects of menthol on esophageal motility in humans: Studies using high-resolution manometry. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2022 05; 34(5):e14267.
Effects of codeine on esophageal peristalsis in humans using high resolution manometry. J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2021 Dec; 36(12):3381-3386.
Esophageal acid burden in reflux patients with normal endoscopy: Does esophageal peristalsis matter? J Formos Med Assoc. 2022 Jan; 121(1 Pt 2):388-394.
Effect of prucalopride on sildenafil-induced inhibition of esophageal peristalsis in healthy adults. J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2021 Jun; 36(6):1556-1561.
Relevance of sleep disturbance to the integrity and characteristics of secondary peristalsis in patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease. Scand J Gastroenterol. 2017 Feb; 52(2):136-142.
Differences in the Control of Secondary Peristalsis in the Human Esophagus: Influence of the 5-HT4 Receptor versus the TRPV1 Receptor. PLoS One. 2016; 11(7):e0159452.
Effects of esophageal capsaicin instillation on acid induced excitation of secondary peristalsis in humans. J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2016 Feb; 31(2):364-9.
Effects of mosapride on secondary peristalsis in patients with ineffective esophageal motility. Scand J Gastroenterol. 2013 Dec; 48(12):1363-70.
Effects of mosapride on esophageal secondary peristalsis in humans. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2011 Jul; 23(7):606-e249.
Effects of capsaicin-containing red pepper sauce suspension on esophageal secondary peristalsis in humans. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2010 Nov; 22(11):1177-82, e312-3.