Medical Definition of Gastroparesis

1. A condition where there is delayed stomach emptying (due abnormal gastric motility), often see as a complication of diabetes mellitus. Risk factors include diabetes, systemic sclerosis, previous vagotomy, previous gastrectomy, viceral neuropathy and the use of anticholinergic medications. Symptoms include bloating, nausea, vomiting and constipation. Treatment include dietary modification and the use of cholinergic medications and metachlopromide. (27 Sep 1997)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gastroparesis

gastronomical
gastronomically
gastronomies
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gastrooesophageal
gastrooesophageal reflux disease
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gastroomental vein
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gastropancreatic folds
gastroparalysis
gastroparasitus
gastroparesis (current term)
gastropathic
gastropathy
gastropexies
gastropexy
gastrophrenic
gastrophrenic ligament
gastrophysics
gastroplasty
gastroplication
gastropneumatic
gastropneumonic
gastropod
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gastropodous

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