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New surgical procedure for Gastroparesis

Discussion in 'Gastrointestinal and Urinary' started by kangaSue, Jun 29, 2017.

  1. kangaSue

    kangaSue Senior Member

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    For anyone that is dealing with a debilitating severe gastroparesis problem, there is a new surgical procedure being tried called G-POEM (gastric peroral endoscopic pyloromyotomy) which is showing good results in preliminary studies.

    I have also seen it reported by patients in another forum (inspire.com) that their personal experience of the procedure has, for the most part, been very successful once things have settled down for a few weeks after the procedure.
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27354102
    https://thepactblog.wordpress.com/2016/12/02/g-poem-non-invasive-pyloroplasty/
    https://www.healio.com/gastroentero...elieving-gastroparesis-symptoms-improving-qol
     
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