Gastroparesis and functional dyspepsia: Excerpts from the AGA/ANMS meeting

H. P. Parkman, M. Camilleri, G. Farrugia, R. W. McCallum, A. E. Bharucha, E. A. Mayer, J. F. Tack, R. Spiller, M. Horowitz, A. I. Vinik, J. J. Galligan, P. J. Pasricha, B. Kuo, L. A. Szarka, L. Marciani, K. Jones, C. R. Parrish, P. Sandroni, T. Abell, T. OrdogW. Hasler, K. L. Koch, K. Sanders, N. J. Norton, F. Hamilton

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Background Despite the relatively high prevelance of gastroparesis and functional dyspepsia, the aetiology and pathophysiology of these disorders remain incompletely understood. Similarly, the diagnostic and treatment options for these two disorders are relatively limited despite recent advances in our understanding of both disorders. Purpose This manuscript reviews the advances in the understanding of the epidemiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of gastroparesis and functional dyspepsia as discussed at a recent conference sponsored by the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) and the American Neurogastroenterology and Motility Society (ANMS). Particular focus is placed on discussing unmet needs and areas for future research.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)113-133
Number of pages21
JournalNeurogastroenterology and Motility
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 2010


  • Functional dyspepsia
  • Gastric emptying
  • Gastroparesis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physiology
  • Endocrine and Autonomic Systems
  • Gastroenterology


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