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Experimental studies on the effect of neurotensin on the motor function of the ureters and pelvis
Article published in Urologia Polska 1986/39/1.


Piotr Thor, Artur Dembiński, Andrzej Bugajski
Katedra i Klinika Urologii AM w Krakowie
Kierownik: prof. zw. dr med. J. Leńko
Instytut Fizjologii AM w Krakowie
Kierownik: prof. dr med. St. Konturek


The effect of neurotensin on the motor function of the renal pelvis and ure­ters was studied in dogs under general anaesthesia. The method of potential re-cording with a Beckman R-611. recorded was applied using monopolar electrodes. The serum neurotensin level was determined as well. The administration of phar­macological doses of neurotensin was followed by a rise in the number of action potentials in the pelvis and ureter. These results suggest a smali physiological role of neurotensin in the regulation of the motor activity of the ureter. The effect of the pharmacological doses of the Preparation may be used for clinical purposes.


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