Impaired gastric accommodation and its role in dyspepsia.

@article{Kindt2006ImpairedGA,
  title={Impaired gastric accommodation and its role in dyspepsia.},
  author={S{\'e}bastien Kindt and Jan Tack},
  journal={Gut},
  year={2006},
  volume={55 12},
  pages={1685-91}
}
The accommodation reflex is an important mechanism of normal gastric physiology. In functional dyspepsia, impairment of accommodation has been found in 40% of cases, but it has been described in several other upper gastrointestinal disorders, such as diabetic gastropathy and postfundoplication syndrome. This review focuses on the pathways involved in the normal accommodation reflex, the relevance of impaired gastric accommodation as a cause of morbidity and the methods used to assess gastric… CONTINUE READING
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