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September 1950

GASTROENTEROLOGY: A Partial Review of the Literature from July 1948 to July 1949

Author Affiliations


From the Frank Billings Medical Clinic, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago School of Medicine.

Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1950;86(3):443-486. doi:10.1001/archinte.1950.00230150126009


  1. Introduction

  2. Esophagus Flexible Esophagoscope Nervous Control of Cervical Portion of Esophagus Esophageal Atresia With or Without Tracheoesophageal Fistula Diverticula Heartburn Stricture Spontaneous Rupture Instrumental Perforation Varices Cardiospasm Malignant Tumors Experimental Esophageal Resection

  3. Hiatus Hernia Treatment

  4. Stomach Gastric Secretion Experimental Observations Effect of Methacholine Effect of Acetylcholine Effect of Sedation, Anesthesia and Fear Creatine and Creatinine in Gastric Juice Effect of Caffeine and Theophylline Effect of Tetraethylammonium Chloride Effect on Enterogastrone Effect of T ween© 20 Miscellaneous Observations Suppression of Gastric Acidity with P 32 Hormonal Factors Effect of Pyrexia, Infections and Helminths Physiologic Studies of Gastric Secretion in Human Subjects