Editorial: impaired fasting pyloric compliance in gastroparesis and the benefits of therapeutic pyloric dilatation.

@article{Kathawala2015EditorialIF,
  title={Editorial: impaired fasting pyloric compliance in gastroparesis and the benefits of therapeutic pyloric dilatation.},
  author={Mohmadshakil Kathawala and Chuka U. Nwokolo},
  journal={Alimentary pharmacology & therapeutics},
  year={2015},
  volume={41 9},
  pages={907}
}
The paucity of studies of gastroparesis is a reflection of the difficulty inherent in studying a disease of such heterogeneity. Affected patients suffer a variety of symptoms including malnutrition, and death in the most severe of cases. 2 The study by Gourcerol et al. is therefore a welcome addition to current literature. The authors drew parallels with achalasia and were inspired by the fact that achalasia patients with a noncompliant lower oesophageal sphincter (LOS) are more likely to… CONTINUE READING