Does delayed gastric emptying really cause symptoms in functional dyspepsia?

Camilleri, M.
July 2006
Gut;Jul2006, Vol. 55 Issue 7, p909
Academic Journal
The article comments on a study about the relationship between gastric emptying and symptoms in functional dyspepsia. The author examines the concepts of the study which include the combinations of symptoms associated with abnormal gastric functions, symptoms of dyspepsia, and other factors that contribute to the development of these symptoms. He stresses the message of the study that dyspepsia is not a single symptom and should be examined further.


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