Future directions in the treatment of gastroparesis

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Abstract

Understanding of gastroparesis is evolving, in part because of systematic studies on the pathology, pathophysiology, and outcomes. It is clear that simply accelerating gastric emptying may not effectively control symptoms in this syndrome and more creative approaches are required that address aberrant sensation (vagal and spinal) as well as regional disturbances in motility. Further, with the growing recognition of a possible inflammatory basis, the prospects of disease modifying now seem realistic.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)185-189
Number of pages5
JournalGastroenterology Clinics of North America
Volume44
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1 2015

Keywords

  • Functional dyspepsia
  • Future treatment
  • Gastric emptying
  • Gastroparesis
  • Prokinetics

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gastroenterology

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