Endoscopic pyloric injection of botulinum toxin-A for the treatment of postvagotomy gastroparesis.

@article{Reddymasu2009EndoscopicPI,
  title={Endoscopic pyloric injection of botulinum toxin-A for the treatment of postvagotomy gastroparesis.},
  author={Savio Charan Reddymasu and Shailender K. Singh and Rajakumar Sankula and Teri A H Lavenbarg and Mojtaba S. Olyaee and Richard W. McCallum},
  journal={The American journal of the medical sciences},
  year={2009},
  volume={337 3},
  pages={161-4}
}
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the efficacy of botulinum toxin-A in the treatment of postvagotomy gastroparesis. METHODS This open-labeled trial identified and recruited 11 subjects who developed symptomatic gastroparesis after a vagotomy (9 fundoplication, 1 trauma, and 1 exploratory laparotomy). Gastroparesis was defined as an abnormal solid-phase gastric emptying test using the standardized 4-hour radionuclide eggbeater meal method and vagotomy was confirmed with a sham meal challenge test. To… CONTINUE READING

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