Gastric electrical stimulation: an alternative surgical therapy for patients with gastroparesis.

@article{Mason2005GastricES,
  title={Gastric electrical stimulation: an alternative surgical therapy for patients with gastroparesis.},
  author={Rodney J. Mason and John C. Lipham and Gordon Eckerling and Alan Schwartz and Tom R. Demeester},
  journal={Archives of surgery},
  year={2005},
  volume={140 9},
  pages={841-6; discussion 847-8}
}
HYPOTHESIS Gastric electrical stimulation is an alternative to gastrectomy in patients with refractory gastroparesis. DESIGN Retrospective case series with a median follow-up of 20 months. SETTINGS A tertiary care university hospital and a university-affiliated community hospital. PATIENTS Twenty-nine patients (22 women, 7 men; median age, 39 years; age range, 20-87 years) with debilitating gastroparesis who were referred for gastrectomy from December 10, 2001, through October 1, 2004… CONTINUE READING