Gastroparesis: Clinical Update

  title={Gastroparesis: Clinical Update},
  author={Moo-In Park and Michael Camilleri},
  journal={The American Journal of Gastroenterology},
Gastroparesis refers to chronically abnormal gastric motility characterized by symptoms suggestive of mechanical obstruction and delayed gastric emptying in the absence of mechanical obstruction. It may be idiopathic or attributable to neuropathic or myopathic abnormalities, such as diabetes mellitus, postvagotomy, postviral infection, and scleroderma. Dietary and behavioral modification, prokinetic drugs, and surgical interventions have been used in managing patients with gastroparesis… CONTINUE READING
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