Table 2

Total Gastric Volume (TGVd), Gas Gastric Volume (GGVd), Proximal Volume (PVd) and Distal Volume (DVd) immediately after the consumption of a 300 ml beverage during the experiments carried out with solid and liquid meals

Solid Meal Experiment

(ml)

Liquid Meal Experiment

(ml)


TGVd

GGVd

PVd

DVd

TGVd

GGVd

PVd

DVd


Water [10]

282 ± 13

64 ± 8

249 ± 16

33 ± 7

267 ± 17

42 ± 8

237 ± 18

30 ± 5

B - CO2 [10]

302 ± 17

63 ± 11

277 ± 15

25 ± 6

354 ± 19

69 ± 12

320 ± 17

32 ± 5

B + CO2 [10]

548 ± 30*

268 ± 29*

483 ± 27*

66 ± 6*

558 ± 41*

229 ± 39*

503 ± 37*

58 ± 8*


The values are expressed as differences from basal volumes (Delta Volume) and as mean ± SE.

B - CO2: Beverage without carbon dioxide; B + CO2: Beverage with carbon dioxide; the number of experiments is indicated in brackets; *p < 0.05 vs water and B - CO2.

Cuomo et al. Nutrition Journal 2011 10:114   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-10-114

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