Follow-up after gastric electrical stimulation for gastroparesis.

  title={Follow-up after gastric electrical stimulation for gastroparesis.},
  author={Fredrick J Brody and Sara L. Zettervall and Nathan G. Richards and Cathy Garey and Richard L. Amdur and Antoinette Saddler and Mohammed Aamir Ali},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Surgeons},
  volume={220 1},
BACKGROUND Gastric electrical stimulation (GES) is used to treat medically refractory gastroparesis. However, there are few large series with outcomes beyond 12 months. This study reports surgical outcomes of GES for patients up to 8 years receiving treatment from a single institution. STUDY DESIGN A prospective database was reviewed from 2003 to 2013 for patients undergoing GES. Baseline patient characteristics were recorded, including age, sex, cause of gastroparesis, gastric emptying, and… CONTINUE READING


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