Pancreatic carcinoma is associated with delayed gastric emptying

  title={Pancreatic carcinoma is associated with delayed gastric emptying},
  author={FACP Jamie S. Barkin and Robert I. Goldberg and George Sfakianakis and Joe Levi},
  journal={Digestive Diseases and Sciences},
Fifteen patients with histologically confirmed pancreatic carcinoma, without evidence of gastroduodenal invasion or obstruction, were prospectively studied to determine the frequency of gastric emptying disorders as determined by a solid-phase gastric emptying study. Nine of these (60%) had gastric emptying curves more than two standard deviations below… CONTINUE READING