A systematic review of surgical therapy for gastroparesis

  title={A systematic review of surgical therapy for gastroparesis},
  author={Michael P. Jones and Kalyani Maganti},
  journal={American Journal of Gastroenterology},
Gastroparesis is characterized by delayed gastric emptying in the absence of obstruction. Common symptoms include nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain. Severe gastroparesis might result in recurrent hospitalizations, malnutrition, and significant mortality. Patients failing medical therapy are often considered for a variety of surgical interventions, the efficacy of which is not well studied. This review summarizes available literature on surgical interventions in gastroparesis. A MEDLINE… CONTINUE READING


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