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Clinical Trials

Disease or Condition   Gastointestinal / Gastroparesis
Title   Gastric electrical stimulation: a new treatment for gastroparesis (Gastointestinal / Gastroparesis)
Description   Enterra therapy or gastric electrical stimulation (GES) is FDA approved for use in patients with chronic nausea and vomiting due to gastroparesis or delayed emptying of the stomach that has not responded to other treatment.
IRB Number   Pro1900
Inclusion/Notes   INCLUSION:
  • Documented gastroparesis based on nuclear medicine emptying study or SmartPill emptying study in diabetic and idiopathic gastroparesis.

  • Refractory or intolerance to prokinetic or antiemetic therapy.

  • Must be a viable surgical candidate.

  • Ages between 18 and 70.

EXCLUSION:
  • Patient's with suspected psychogenic vomiting.
Status   Recruiting
Location   Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas
Contact Name   N/A

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