The Stomach

ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY Organisation of the stomach Mucosa Gastric mucus Gastric glands Blood and nerve supply Gastric secretion

Acid secretion Pepsin

Other enzymes Intrinsic factor of Castle Prostaglandins Digestion and absorption GASTRIC pH

Circadian rhythm of acidity pH and gender pH and age pH and smoking GASTRIC MOTILITY The fasted state The fed state

Effect of meal size and composition on gastric emptying The effects of fats and oils on gastric emptying Physiological factors which influence gastric emptying Effect of disease on gastric emptying DISPERSION OF DOSAGE FORMS IN THE STOMACH Hard gelatin capsules Soft gelatin capsules GASTRIC EMPTYING OF DOSAGE FORMS Time of dosing relative to a meal Retention of formulations in the stomach Posture effects

Drug-induced effects on gastric emptying GASTRIC pH AND ENTERIC COATINGS DRUG/FORMULATION INDUCED ULCERATION ANIMAL MODELS FOR GASTRIC EMPTYING REFERENCES

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