Research Article| Volume 57, ISSUE 2, P285-290, February 1965

Stimulation of gastric secretion by hypercarbia

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      The effect of hypercarbia on gastric secretion in the unanesthetized dog has been studied using Heidenhain, Pavlov, and total gastric pouchs. The results of these experiments suggest that the vagus nerve is necessary to obtain increased gastric secretion during acute respiratory acidosis.
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