Pathophysiology and pharmacotherapy of gastroparesis: current and future perspectives

  title={Pathophysiology and pharmacotherapy of gastroparesis: current and future perspectives},
  author={J. Stevens and K. Jones and C. Rayner and M. Horowitz},
  journal={Expert Opinion on Pharmacotherapy},
  pages={1171 - 1186}
  • J. Stevens, K. Jones, +1 author M. Horowitz
  • Published 2013
  • Medicine
  • Expert Opinion on Pharmacotherapy
  • Introduction: Gastroparesis is an important clinical disorder characterised by delayed gastric emptying in the absence of mechanical outlet obstruction. Idiopathic, diabetes and postsurgical causes represent the most common aetiologies. The condition commonly manifests as upper gastrointestinal symptoms, including nausea, vomiting, postprandial fullness, early satiety, abdominal pain and bloating. Areas covered: This paper provides a review of the prevalence, pathophysiology and clinical… CONTINUE READING
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