Functional Ultrasound of the Gastrointestinal Tract
Functional ultrasound of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract includes studies of gastroduodenal and gallbladder motility and flow of luminal contents within the upper GI tract. Furthermore, it includes the effect of different meals and pharmacological intervention. Nutritional imaging comprimises ultrasound imaging to study the effects of nutrition such as fat, proteins and glucose on the function of the GI tract.
KeywordsSingle Photon Emission Compute Tomography Gastric Emptying Gastric Wall Functional Dyspepsia Proximal Stomach
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