Gastric emptying scintigraphy results may influence the selection of the type of bariatric surgery

  title={Gastric emptying scintigraphy results may influence the selection of the type of bariatric surgery},
  author={Neeraj Khiyani and Mark Tulchinsky and Sana Hava and Truong An Ho and Simin Dadparvar},
Abstract Bariatric surgery (BAS) may result in adverse outcomes that include appearance of gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms and/or failure to reach the weight reduction goal. This retrospective study tested the hypothesis that pre-operative gastric emptying (GE) abnormality is responsible for adverse post-surgical outcomes. Pre-operative GE was performed using the standard solid-meal GE scintigraphy (GES) in 111 consecutive patients (105 females and 6 males, mean age 46.2 years, range 20–70 years… Expand
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