Normal Gastric Motility.- Etiology and Clinical Presentation of Gastroparesis.- Diagnostic Evaluation of Gastroparesis.- Medical Management of Gastroparesis.- Endoluminal Management of Gastroparesis.- Gastric Electrical Stimulation.- Laparoscopic Pyloroplasty.- Post-Surgical Gastroparesis.- Management of Gastroparesis in the setting of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease.- Managing Gastroparesis in the Setting of Obesity.
This book presents a comprehensive approach to the diagnostic evaluation of gastroparesis and the medical and surgical treatment options available for this disorder. The initial chapters address the different etiologies, pathophysiology and diagnostic evaluation of this disease. Medical management, nutritional support and co-morbid conditions are also discussed. Subsequent chapters focus on endoscopic and surgical options for management and the current outcomes data for these procedures. A brief review of the existing literature addressing the particular topic is included in each section.
Written by experts in the field, Gastroparesis covers each of these treatment sections that address patient selection, technical conduct and complications of the most common endoscopic procedures and operations, and anticipated outcomes of therapy.
Anna R. IbeleUniversity of UtahSalt Lake City, UT USADr. Anna Ibele is an Associate Professor of General Surgery at the University of Utah, where she has a busy clinical foregut and bariatric surgical practice. She has strong interests in teaching and clinical research, and serves as her department's Director of General Surgery Resident Research and Career Development. She is active nationally in multiple surgical societies where she serves on committees working to improve access to and quality of care for foregut and bariatric surgical patients. Dr. Ibele sees patients with gastroparesis in both her reflux and bariatric surgical practices and has a special interest in treatment options for patients with this condition.
Jon C. GouldMedical College of WisconsinMilwaukee, WIUSADr. Jon Gould is Professor and Chief of General Surgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin. He also serves as the Vice Chair for Quality for the Department of Surgery and the Senior Medical Director for Clinical Affairs for Froedtert Hospital. He is a nationally known foregut surgeon with a special interest in the surgical management of patients with gastroparesis.