Flashcards in Gastroparesis Deck (9)
What is the purpose of the fundus?
provide relaxation and accomadatoin
purpose of antru?
grinding, mixing, transfer
where is the pacemaker function
mid part of greater curvature
what are the two main causes of gastroparesis?
what are symptoms of stasis due to gastroparesis?
nausa, abd pain, early satiety, vomiting, signs of malnutrition
what tests should you run for gastroparesis?
thyroid function test, serum cortisol, electrolytes
how long after eating will you see vom with gastroparesis
how can you do gastric emptying studies?
radioactive isotope, measure after 2 and 4 hrs. greater than 10% after 4 hrs means delayed gastric emptying
also, manometry, breath test (acetate or octanoic acid)