Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Dumping Syndrome Evaluation

The evaluation of dumping syndrome begins with a history and physical examination.

Physical examination is usually normal.

Laboratory tests are often needed to exclude other illnesses that cause symptoms similar to dumping syndrome.

Tests that may be used to evaluate dumping syndrome include:

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Last Updated: Feb 8, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Dumping Syndrome References
  1. Bufler P, Ehringhaus C, Koletzko S. Dumping syndrome: a common problem following Nissen fundoplication in young children. Pediatr Surg Int. 2001 Jul;17(5-6):351-5. [1152716]
  2. Yamada M, Ohrui T, Asada M, Ishizawa K, Ebihara S, Arai H, Sasaki H. Acarbose attenuates hypoglycemia from dumping syndrome in an elderly man with gastrectomy. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2005 Feb;53(2):358-9. [15673372]
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