Assessment of gastric emptying using gamma scintigraphy.


Gamma scintigraphy was used to measure the gastric emptying rates of three test meals in human volunteers. Emptying rates were determined for solid and liquid materials alone, and for liquid in the presence of solid material. It was shown that the emptying of solids from the stomach was significantly slower than that of liquid, whether liquid alone or… (More)


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@article{Harris1987AssessmentOG, title={Assessment of gastric emptying using gamma scintigraphy.}, author={D. Harris and Jessica Fell and Harshul Sharma and David Taylor}, journal={Journal of clinical pharmacy and therapeutics}, year={1987}, volume={12 5}, pages={343-6} }