LEO. J. MEIENBERG, M.D.; CHARLES L. BROWN, M.D., F.A.C.P.
A study of the effect of pilocarpine on the various constituents of the gastric juice has been made. The results have been compared with those obtained following histamine stimulation.
Studies were made in 13 cases. These included four normal people, four cases of pernicious anemia, two duodenal ulcers, one gastric carcinoma and two functional cases.
All subjects were studied under fasting conditions, the fast beginning after the evening meal on the previous day. A Rehfuss tube with an olive tip was used for aspiration. A method of continuous aspiration by means of a water pump was employed, as
MEIENBERG LJ, BROWN CL. THE EFFECT OF PILOCARPINE ON THE VOLUME, FREE AND COMBINED ACID, TOTAL CHLORIDES AND PEPSIN OF GASTRIC SECRETION; AND A COMPARISON WITH THE EFFECTS OF HISTAMINE STIMULATION1. Ann Intern Med. 1933;7:762–768. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-7-6-762
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1933;7(6):762-768.
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