Gastrointestinal motility disorders can be traced to problems with the muscle that controls peristalsis or with the nerves or hormones that govern the muscle’s contractions. In AGA’s Digestive Diseases Self-Education Program® (DDSEP) 9 chapter on gastrointestinal motility, Richard Wood, Jr., MD, guides you with a review of the essential anatomy, innervation and physiology that affect the neuromuscular control of gastrointestinal motility.

Dr. Wood is a gastroenterologist at Duke University School of Medicine. He graduated from Mount Sinai School Of Medicine in 2002 before completing a residency in Internal Medicine at Boston University Medical Center in 2006. He then completed a fellowship in Gastroenterology at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in 2009.

Written by leading experts, DDSEP 9 is the industry’s premiere educational tool for staying current on GI developments and preparing for the ABIM exam. Learn more and purchase by visiting ddsep.gastro.org.

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