The Relation Between Symptom Improvement and Gastric Emptying in the Treatment of Diabetic and Idiopathic Gastroparesis

  title={The Relation Between Symptom Improvement and Gastric Emptying in the Treatment of Diabetic and Idiopathic Gastroparesis},
  author={P. Janssen and M. Harris and M. Jones and T. Masaoka and R. Farr{\'e} and H. T{\"o}rnblom and L. Oudenhove and M. Simr{\'e}n and J. Tack},
  journal={The American Journal of Gastroenterology},
  • P. Janssen, M. Harris, +6 authors J. Tack
  • Published 2013
  • Medicine
  • The American Journal of Gastroenterology
  • OBJECTIVES:The relationship between symptom improvement (SI) and acceleration of gastric emptying (GE) for different drugs used in the treatment of idiopathic and diabetic gastroparesis is uncertain. In this paper we examined the study-specific correlations between SI and GE, and we performed a meta-regression analysis of the association across multiple studies.METHODS:The MEDLINE database (1,946 to present) was searched, and only controlled trials or trials with an established effective… CONTINUE READING
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