Debates

This is half of a two-part debate — read the opposing argument. The opinions expressed here are that of the author and do not represent the position of AGA. Gastroparesis is a chronic and debilitating disorder with a complex pathophysiology yet to be fully understood. Unfortunately, the incidence of gastroparesis and the hospital stays associated […]

Debates

This is half of a two-part debate — read the opposing argument. The opinions expressed here are that of the author and do not represent the position of AGA. Despite what the title of this commentary may suggest, I want to state at the onset that I am not a Luddite. I trained in therapeutic […]

Quick Hits

What’s new in the management of gastroparesis? First, there is increased recognition that the symptoms of gastroparesis may result not only from delayed gastric emptying, but also from several motor or sensory disorders of the upper gut, particularly the stomach. Hence, getting the right diagnosis for the patient’s symptoms is an essential first step. The classical diagnosis of gastroparesis is based on the […]

Quick Hits

Gastroparesis is a complex medical problem associated with a significant degree of morbidity and suffering. In 2006, the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases established the Gastroparesis Clinical Research Consortium (GPCRC) to advance the knowledge of the natural history of gastroparesis, its pathophysiology and pathogenesis, and therapy; with the goals of (a) […]