[Study of esophageal motility in diabetic patients using the scintigraphic method].

@article{Innocenti1990StudyOE,
  title={[Study of esophageal motility in diabetic patients using the scintigraphic method].},
  author={Riccardo Innocenti and Antonio Castagnoli},
  journal={Minerva dietologica e gastroenterologica},
  year={1990},
  volume={36 1},
  pages={
          9-12
        }
}
Oesophagus scintigraphy with 99mTc was used to evaluate oesophageal motility in a group of 23 diabetics without symptoms of autonomic neuropathy (AN). 11 patients were found to have a pathological response to the cardiovascular AN nerve tests. This group of diabetic patients with asymptomatic AN had a high frequency of esophageal dysfunction and a pattern of motor change characterized by uncoordinated movements compared with the group of diabetics without AN and with controls. No correlation… CONTINUE READING

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