Symptoms associated with hypersensitivity to gastric distention in functional dyspepsia.

@article{Tack2001SymptomsAW,
  title={Symptoms associated with hypersensitivity to gastric distention in functional dyspepsia.},
  author={Jan Tack and Phillip Caenepeel and Benjamin Fischler and Hubert Piessevaux and Jozef Janssens},
  journal={Gastroenterology},
  year={2001},
  volume={121 3},
  pages={526-35}
}
BACKGROUND & AIMS Hypersensitivity to gastric distention has been reported in functional dyspepsia, but its characteristics and relevance to symptoms remain unclear. The aim of this study was to define hypersensitivity to gastric distention and its association to specific symptoms in functional dyspepsia. METHODS We used a gastric barostat to study sensitivity to gastric distention in 80 healthy subjects and in 160 functional dyspepsia patients. Demographic characteristics, gastric emptying… CONTINUE READING

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