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Surgical Management: Gastric Neurostimulation

  • Brian Richard DavisEmail author
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Abstract

Gastric electrical stimulation (GES) is a powerful antiemetic therapy for patients with refractory nausea and emesis and is most efficacious in diabetic gastroparesis.

Surgical pyloroplasty can be considered a primary therapy or can be safely added to GES therapy to accelerate gastric emptying.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of SurgeryTexas Tech Paul L. Foster School of MedicineEl PasoUSA

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