Flashcards in Gastroparesis Deck (5):
What is gastroparesis?
Delayed gastric emptying, without any physical obstruction
What are the symptoms of gastroparesis?
Feeling of fullness
Upper abdominal pain
List causes of gastroparesis
Medication e.g. opiates, anticholinergics
Systemic diseases e.g. systemic sclerosis
How is gastroparesis investigated?
Gastric emptying studies (a study that tests how long it takes for food and liquid to empty from the stomach into the small intestine)