Electrogastrography versus gastric emptying scintigraphy in children with symptoms suggestive of gastric motility disorders.

@article{Barbar2000ElectrogastrographyVG,
  title={Electrogastrography versus gastric emptying scintigraphy in children with symptoms suggestive of gastric motility disorders.},
  author={Maha Barbar and R Steffen and Robert Wyllie and Marilyn J. Goske},
  journal={Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition},
  year={2000},
  volume={30 2},
  pages={193-7}
}
BACKGROUND Cutaneous electrogastrography is a method of recording gastric electrical activity. Abnormalities of the electrogastrogram have been described in a variety of disorders. The purpose of the study was to correlate the electrogastrograms of children with vomiting and dyspepsia with the results of radionucleotide gastric emptying studies. METHODS Nine patients (5-16 years old) with gastrointestinal symptoms of vomiting and/or abdominal pain were studied. The electrogastrogram was… CONTINUE READING
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