Gastric emptying and intragastric distribution of a solid meal in functional dyspepsia: influence of gender and anxiety.

@article{Lorena2004GastricEA,
  title={Gastric emptying and intragastric distribution of a solid meal in functional dyspepsia: influence of gender and anxiety.},
  author={S{\^o}nia Let{\'i}cia Silva Lorena and Eduardo Tinois and S. Q. Brunetto and Edwaldo Eduardo Camargo and Maria Aparecida Mesquita},
  journal={Journal of clinical gastroenterology},
  year={2004},
  volume={38 3},
  pages={230-6}
}
BACKGROUND Gastric dysmotility and psychological factors have been implicated in the pathophysiology of functional dyspepsia. GOALS To investigate the influence of gender and anxiety on gastric emptying and intragastric food distribution in patients with functional dyspepsia. METHODS A standard gastric emptying test was used to study total and compartmental gastric emptying of a solid meal in 22 patients with functional dyspepsia (16 women). Comparisons of the data for dyspeptic men and… CONTINUE READING