Disorders of Gastric Motility and Emptying

  • Konrad Schulze-Delrieu


Disorders that affect gastric motility and emptying pose a considerable diagnostic and therapeutic challenge; one. has to suspect and demonstrate a disorder, determine its cause and assess its severity, and devise a rational and safe treatment plan. Tests of gastric emptying and motility play a minor role in this process. None provide a comprehensive assessment of the role of the stomach in mechanical digestion.


Gastric Emptying Atrophic Gastritis Pernicious Anemia Gastric Motility Early Satiety 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Konrad Schulze-Delrieu
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Iowa College of MedicineIowa CityUSA

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