Neuromodulators & Gastroparesis (Bowel Sounds Episode)

A recent Bowel Sounds had some very useful insight into gastroparesis/dyspepsia. This bowel sounds was particularly interesting with regard to gastric electrical stimulation (very effective in highly selected group) and pyloric botox. It also reviewed many of the difficulties in diagnosis/overlap with dyspepsia.

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Useful references:

  • Lu PL, Di Lorenzo C. Gastroparesis in the Pediatric Patient: Children are Not Little Adults. Gastrointest Disord. 2020, 2(2), 86-95
  • Lu PL, Moore-Clingenpeel M, et al. The rising cost of hospital care for children with gastroparesis: 2004-2013. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2016 Nov;28(11):1698-1704.
  • Lu PL, Teich S, et al. Improvement of quality of life and symptoms after gastric electrical stimulation in children with functional dyspepsia. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2013 Jul;25(7):567-e456.
  • Orsagh-Yentis DK, Ryan K, et al. Gastric electrical stimulation improves symptoms and need for supplemental nutrition in children with severe nausea and vomiting: A ten-year experience. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2021 Sep;33(9):e14199.

Neuromodulator Algorithm for Adults with Disorders of Gut-Brain Interaction from @Liane428:

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