Gastroparesis: current diagnostic challenges and management considerations.

  title={Gastroparesis: current diagnostic challenges and management considerations.},
  author={Shamaila H Waseem and Baharak Moshiree and Peter Draganov},
  journal={World journal of gastroenterology},
  volume={15 1},
Gastroparesis refers to abnormal gastric motility characterized by delayed gastric emptying in the absence of mechanical obstruction. The most common etiologies include diabetes, post-surgical and idiopathic. The most common symptoms are nausea, vomiting and epigastric pain. Gastroparesis is estimated to affect 4% of the population and symptomatology may range from little effect on daily activity to severe disability and frequent hospitalizations. The gold standard of diagnosis is solid meal… CONTINUE READING
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