Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

Overview Symptoms Evaluation Treatment feeding tube nerve stimulator questions for doctor specialist Home Care liquid diet taking control warning signs Complications Underlying Cause Anatomy

Slow Stomach Emptying Underlying Cause

Gastroparesis can be caused by anything that damages the vagus nerve, which stimulates the stomach to contract. The most common causes of gastroparesis is diabetes.

Common Causes of Gastroparesis

Uncommon Causes of Gastroparesis

Continue to Slow Stomach Emptying Anatomy

Last Updated: Feb 2, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
Copyright DSHI Systems, Inc. Powered by: FreeMD - Your Virtual Doctor

PubMed Slow Stomach Emptying References
  1. Hasler WL. Nausea, gastroparesis, and aerophagia. J Clin Gastroenterol. 2005 May-Jun;39(4 Suppl 3):S223-9. [15798489]
  2. Jones MP, Maganti K. A systematic review of surgical therapy for gastroparesis. Am J Gastroenterol. 2003 Oct;98(10):2122-9. [14572555]
  3. Parkman HP, Hasler WL, Fisher RS; American Gastroenterological Association. American Gastroenterological Association technical review on the diagnosis and treatment of gastroparesis. Gastroenterology. 2004 Nov;127(5):1592-622. [1552102]
FreeMD is provided for information purposes only and should not be used as a substitute for evaluation and treatment by a physician. Please review our terms of use.