Cytomegalovirus infection and gastric emptying.

  title={Cytomegalovirus infection and gastric emptying.},
  author={David H. van Thiel and Judith S. Gavaler and Robert R. Schade and M. C Chien and Thomas E. Starzl},
  volume={54 1},
Gastrointestinal infection due to cytomegalovirus occurs frequently in liver transplant recipients. Upper gastrointestinal cytomegalovirus infection is associated with subjective complaints of nausea, a sense of abdominal fullness, and occasionally emesis and/or dysphagia. In order to determine whether these symptoms reflect a disruption of the normal motility of the stomach, the following study was performed. Eleven individuals who were evaluated for liver transplantation were prospectively… CONTINUE READING