Diagnostic Assessment of Diabetic Gastroparesis

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FIG. 3.
FIG. 3.

Normal GI motility tracing using the WMC shows GE, small bowel transit, and colonic transit are normal. The GE time is indicated by the abrupt rise in pH. The capsule also records phasic pressure and body temperature. Whole-gut transit time is indicated by the drop in temperature from body to environmental temperature. Reproduced with permission from Rao SS, Kuo B, McCallum RW, et al. Investigation of colonic and whole-gut transit with wireless motility capsule and radiopaque markers in constipation. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2009;7:537-544. CTT, colonic transit time; GET, gastric emptying time; SBTT, small bowel transit time.

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  1. Diabetes vol. 62 no. 8 2667-2673