Gastric clearance of radiopaque markers in non-ulcer dyspepsia patients.

  title={Gastric clearance of radiopaque markers in non-ulcer dyspepsia patients.},
  author={C S Chang and Gui Hua Chen and C. H. Kao and Shyh-Jen Wang and S. E. Peng and S K Poon and Chun-Kai Huang},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of gastroenterology},
  volume={31 2},
BACKGROUND The use of radiopaque markers has been proposed as an easy, non-invasive method for measuring gastric emptying. In this study we intended to evaluate the effectiveness of this test in determining the gastric motor function in patients with non-ulcer dyspepsia. METHODS Simultaneous recording of scintigraphic solid gastric emptying and gastric clearance of radiopaque markers were conducted in 65 non-ulcer dyspepsia patients. RESULTS Forty-two patients (64.4%) showed abnormal… CONTINUE READING