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GIT-STOMACH INNERVATION

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GIT-STOMACH INNERVATION

1. The vagi control the motility, secretions, (over 90% of fibers) are responsible for the afferent pathway of reflexes.

2. Anterior vagal trunk (anterior nerve of Latarget) - arises from the oesophageal plexus, lies in contact with the anterior wall of oesophagus. Branches to: anterior surface of stomach + large hepatic branch + pyloric antrum.

3. Posterior vagal trunk (posterior nerve of Latarget) - arises from the oesophageal plexus, lies in loose connective tissue behind the oesophagus. Branches: large coeliac branch + numerous posterior branches.

4. Vagotomy -


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REFERENCES

1. Mcminn. (2003). Last's Anatomy. Elsevier Australia. ISBN:0729537528. Read it at Google Books - Find it at Amazon
2. Netter, F. H. (2019). Atlas of human anatomy. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier.
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Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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