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Type: Book chapter
Title: Epidemiology of Gastroparesis
Author: Moshiree, B.
Bollipo, S.
Horowitz, M.
Talley, N.
Citation: Gastroparesis: Pathophysiology, Presentation and Treatment, 2012 / Parkman, H., McCallum, R. (ed./s), pp.11-23
Publisher: Springer
Publisher Place: United States
Issue Date: 2012
ISBN: 1607615517
9781607615514
Abstract: The prevalence, incidence, morbidity and mortality of gastroparesis, and health care resource utilization by patients with gastroparesis are covered in this chapter. Chronic gastroparesis has a substantial impact on health care. Accordingly, better treatment of this debilitating condition must represent a priority. Gastroparesis is associated with a greater risk of long-term complications, particularly in the rising diabetic population.
Keywords: Gastroparesis; gastric emptying; postinfectious gastroparesis; Diabetic gastroparesis; idiopathic gastroparesis; quality of life
Description: Also has ISBN 1607615525 ; 9781607615521
RMID: 0020122254
DOI: 10.1007/978-1-60761-552-1_2
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