Gastric motor abnormalities in diabetic and postvagotomy gastroparesis: effect of metoclopramide and bethanechol.

@article{Malagelada1980GastricMA,
  title={Gastric motor abnormalities in diabetic and postvagotomy gastroparesis: effect of metoclopramide and bethanechol.},
  author={J. R. Malagelada and William David Rees and L J Mazzotta and Vay Liang W. Go},
  journal={Gastroenterology},
  year={1980},
  volume={78 2},
  pages={286-93}
}
Gastroparesis is a relatively uncommon but clinically troublesome disorder that develops in some patients with diabetes mellitus or after gastric operations. Its pathogenesis remains obscure. We used a manometric technique to record pressure changes in fasting patients in the gastric fundus, distal stomach, and adjacent small bowel of patients with severe gastroparesis, asymptomatic diabetic patients, asymptomatic postsurgical patients, and healthy controls. Patients with gastroparesis had… CONTINUE READING